Folk & Acoustic Musical Instrument Specialists


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KORA

   
Definition: west African harp lute, popular in Gambia and Senegal. It has a skin stretched across a large gourd, a wooden neck and gut or nylon fishwire strings stretched across a tall bridge. Played somewhat like a harp.
Read the full Harps FAQ Page.

LOW WHISTLES

Wind Instruments > Low Whistles
We normally refer to whistles as low whistles if there is one available an octave higher. The G is the highest pitch commonly sold, so from G downwards we call the big ones Low whistles. The Low Whistle, so popular today as a result of the success Riverdance, was first made in the early 1970s by Bernard Overton, from aluminum tu...read more
Howard Low C Whistle, Nickel Tuneable With tuneable black plastic mouthpiece