The Begu Zulu vertical flute

  • A.J.F. Veenstra University College, London
Keywords: Musica instruments -- Africa, Musical instruments -- South Africa, Zulu (African people) -- Music, Musical instruments -- Construction -- South Africa, Flute


In assessing the steps in the evolution in the construction of the vertical flute, the most important transition is from the flute with no whistle-head system, through the rudimentary whistle-head stage, to the whistle-head proper as manifest in the recorder and penny-whistle.


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