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Quest For the Native American Flute

Sometimes it can be a long road to finding an instrument you really want to learn to play, an instrument like the Native American flute. With me it was an easy walk to the tenor guitar, (a small guitar minus … Continue reading

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“Knitting” Tunes

In this article I would like to compare “doing” music to the art of knitting. What? Have I lost my mind?! No. Far from it. If you’ve read even some of my articles on this blog page you will already … Continue reading

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Starship Flute!

Many years ago, when I co-owned and co-operated Awe-Struck E-Books, one of the first ebook publishers on the Net, we eventually were publishing more than 400 titles by more than 100 authors. It was a lot of work, but it … Continue reading

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The Native American DRONE flute!

There is power in the drone! I’m not talking about the military drone that can wreak havoc from the sky. I’m talking about the peaceful drone note that is often used in folk music. If I would ask you to … Continue reading

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Native American Flute Types

As a fanatical player of the Native American flute, this question is often asked of me: How does the material a flute is made of affect the tone? The answer is greatly! So in this article I will talk specifics about … Continue reading

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Chromatic Scale on the Native American Flute

The Native American flute is a simple instrument. But when we think about it, most musical instruments are pretty simple in design. Take the guitar, for instance. Famous classical guitarist Andre Segovia once referred to the guitar as a humble … Continue reading

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It’s Not Only a Man’s Instrument

The following information is gleaned from the book, The Native American Flute: Myth, History, Craft, by C.S. Fuqua. Although the love flute myth—the development of the native flute for use by a male to court a female—is certainly a most … Continue reading

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Pentatonic Scale On the Native American Flute

If you already play an instrument, you probably play the guitar. Everyone wants to play the guitar. The guitar is a rock instrument, a folk instrument, a bluegrass instrument, a blues and jazz instrument, a classical music instrument, a sacred … Continue reading

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HARD AT WORK!

Hello, everyone. I’m in the process of building this new website for all those interested in folk music. As I write this first article, I’m just barely getting started with putting this website together. In the past I built my … Continue reading

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