The Skin Flute has greatly increased in popularity due to additives that can increase comfortable playing time by nearly four hours.
The skin flute
is a musical instrument of the woodwind family. Unlike other woodwind instruments, a flute is a reedless wind instrument that produces its sound from the flow of air against an edge called "blowing
". The size and shape of a skin flute is both wide spread
and varied, from the 3 1/2" "Pee Wee
" through to the related hybrid Pink Oboe
some of which have been known to top 14 inches, with substantial girth.
The Skin Flute is traditionally not a difficult instrument to master, although some might argue that it is an acquired taste, egged on by a deep desire to play with it and lave attention on it... (more...)
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