Hand Flute - even harder to play than theremin?

Posted: 6/5/2017 3:06:00 AM

Joined: 10/23/2014

Many years ago we bought a book for our son called something like "100 ways to annoy grownups".  (Yes I know, what were we thinking??) Hand whistling was described in the book and after much practice blowing until I saw stars I was finally able to produce a flute like sound on demand.  Pitch accuracy is very difficult and although I could at times play recognizable tunes, it did not seem like anything other than a curiosity.  And then I saw these two videos on the youtube:



Coalport, what do you think? If any of us can master this supremely simple yet devilishly complex instrument it would be you!

Posted: 6/6/2017 4:48:16 PM

From: 60 Miles North of San Diego, CA

Joined: 10/1/2014

Falcon the artist skill was brilliant. I don't think you got any replies to a hand-flute because no one wants to touch it.  surprised


Posted: 6/7/2017 12:08:13 AM

Joined: 10/23/2014

His name is Mitsuhiro Mori and there are a bunch of youtube videos that show his musical versatility.  Well worth a look and a listen.  

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