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Definition of the noun Pan flute
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- A musical instrument, played by mouth, comprising tubes arranged in order of length.
The pan flute or pan pipe is an ancient musical instrument based on the principle of the closed tube, consisting usually of five or more pipes of gradually increasing length. The pan flute has long been popular as a folk instrument, and is considered the first mouth organ, ancestor of both the pipe organ and the harmonica. The pipes of the pan flute are typically made from bamboo or giant cane; other materials used include wood, plastic, metal and ivory.
- also known as Pan pipe, Syrinx, Pandean pipes
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by COSTEL PUSCOIU
A Small pan flute is an ideal instrument on which to begin.
by Edward Dickinson, George Whitfield Andrews, Arthur Foote, Janet M. Green, Emil Liebling, Josephine Thrall
Literally, Pan flute: pandean pipes. panharmonican An instrument of the orchestrion class invented in 1800; also called Orpheus-harmonica. The inventor's name is J. N. Maelzel. panmelodean panmelodian A keyboard instrument, the tones of ...
by Kari Juusela
pan flute. See panpipes. panpipes. An edgeblown wind instrument constructed from a set of graduated length pipes that are fastened together. pans. Steel drums. pantonal. Including all ...
Psychoactive Substances for Use in Sexual Practices by Christian Rätsch, Claudia Müller-Ebeling
Children often use the separated segments of the long stalks as a pan flute.
by Susan J. Maclagan
Terms and Acronyms by Brad Hansen
French Horn Brass Section Synth Brass 1 Synth Brass 2 Soprano Saxophone Alto Saxophone Tenor Saxophone Baritone Saxophone Oboe English Horn Bassoon Clarinet Piccolo Flute Recorder Pan Flute Blown Bottle Shakuhachi Whistle ...
by Jonathan H. X. Lee, Kathleen M. Nadeau
Folk ensembles frequently incorporate the kaen (pan flute), wode (vertical flute), phin (lute), pong lang (xylophone), jakae (three-stringed zither), krachappi (lute), klong kantrum (drum), and pi salai (oboe). The primary form popular Thai music ...
by Robert Splinter
pan flute). The length of the column is frequently controlled by vents in the side of the column that are closed off by fingers (e.g., straight flute) or mechanical keys and levers (e.g., saxophone) (see Figure A.53). Figure A.53 ...
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- Pan flute
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- Indian Pan Flute
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- Brown pan flute standing upright
Light brown pan flute standing upright on a white surface, with the curvature at the top. It has various floral ornaments carved into the wood on the outer side.
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- The Pan Flute Player
The House on the Rock. Spring Green, WI
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- Peruvian Pan Flute Players
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