Folk & Acoustic Musical Instrument Specialists


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SHAWM

   
Definition: European double reed wind instrument dating from the 12th century or earlier. Probably imported from the middle east and is the predecessor of the oboe. Most European countries have a folk version of it. See Bombarde, Gralla etc.
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DIXON LOW WHISTLES

A really good range of British made plastic flutes and whistles
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Tony Dixon's range of whistles and flutes has proved hugely popular at Hobgoblin. All are made in England and are fantastic value.