Folk & Acoustic Musical Instrument Specialists


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CHALUMEAU

   
Definition: Single-tube, cylindrical, single reed instrument. A seventeenth century ancestor of the clarinet, it has a recorder type body with a single reed mouthpiece. Similar folk instruments are found in many Arabic and European cultures; see Albogue, Alboka, Diplica, Hornpipe, pibgorn, and Sipsi.
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SUSATO

These fine US made whistles have set a new benchmark in sound and quality
Susato whistles, made of plastic, and available high or low, in several different keys are excellent value. Because they are plastic, they are never out of tune, and they have a clear, loud and focussed tone, ideal for sessions or recording. The Dublin model comes in one piece, and the Kildare in two, so that the tuning can be a...read more