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debonnesnouvelles's Avatar Jump to comment 11 by debonnesnouvelles

Comment 2 by Planetary Paul :

Can these flutes still be played?

Most likely they could still be played, but I can't imagine that that'll happen. You can't rule out that the blowing of the ancient bones is not going to affect their structure, so I am sure they won't risk it. My flute colleague in Berlin has some "old bones" that he sometimes produces and plays for us. The older the embouchure, the trickier it is to produce stable notes, it seems.

Sun, 27 May 2012 07:28:02 UTC | #943784