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Panpipe made in Peru. Very beautiful and pure sound.

Panpipe made in Peru. Very beautiful and pure sound.


Panpipe made in Peru. Very beautiful and pure sound.


Inseparable in South America, but in Europe wins the instrument popularity.


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The pan flute has a flute which is built up of a number of closed at the bottom tubes of different length. If material is being used bamboo for the South American panpipes. In addition, there are also pan flutes made of wood, glass or metal. The panpipes name comes from the Greek god Pan. A pan flute is played by blowing air over the tube against the rim. Each tube delivers its own tone. By tilting the pan flute flutist can set the tone with some practice, some lower. The range is dependent on the number of pipes, and can vary from one octave to about three octaves. The pitch is (mostly) dependent on the length and (somewhat) of the cross-section of the legs. The panpipe what can be detuned by squashing small wasbolletjes at the bottom of a pipe. A pan flute is to make a fairly simple hobbyist himself, bamboo or PVC pipe for example. Especially in South East Europe (Romania) and South America, the pan flute is played. The shape of the pan flutes varies depending on the region from which they originate. Originally was the pan flute in many parts of the world, as evidenced by archaeological finds, but in many areas it has fallen into disuse. Romania and the Andean region are regions where this instrument has been retained. In the 70 years was better known by the Romanian pan flute panflutist Gheorghe Zamfir, a pupil of the legendary Fanica Luca. The pan flute is considered by most people associated with Romanian and South American folk music, but this instrument can also be played very well other music genres. Musicians like Simion Stanciu, Nicolae Pîrvu and others have shown that the pan flute is also very suitable for performances of classical music. Panflutist Matthijs Koene showed by various performances and workshops that also modern avant-garde repertoire lends itself well to this instrument. Before him were also written several compositions, and Koene designed a concise methodology which much attention to these modern techniques such as micro-tonality, glissandos, effects flatterzunge, multiphonics, whisper tones, filtered noise, singing and playing at the same time, slack tongues, pizzicato, vibrato and possibilities and impossibilities. By Koene were works by Gerard Beljon, Meijering, David Helbich, André Douw, Matthias Kadar and Manneke played.


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