Wind Instruments
10 Types of Flutes from Around the World

10 Types of Flutes from Around the World

A flute can come in many different sizes, shapes, and types, but they all have one thing in common—the rich and graceful sound they produce. This article will introduce you to the 10 types of flutes around the world, including the 4 main types of western concert flutes. We find flutes to be one of the most mobile ...

Irish Bagpipes vs Scottish Bagpipes

Irish Bagpipes vs Scottish Bagpipes

Even though they are similar instruments and offer similar sounds, Irish and Scottish bagpipes aren’t the same at all. They differ in several key features—the number of octaves they can range in, the way you play them, and the number of scales you can play them with. Scottish bagpipes are played standing up by ...

10 Easy Songs on Recorder (With Videos)

10 Easy Songs on Recorder (With Videos)

The recorder is such a popular and easy instrument to get started on. We’ve decided to put together a list of 10 easy songs that you can play on a recorder in no time at all! Apart from that, you can find some advice on what makes for an easy recorder song and what tunes you should pick when you're learning. 1. ...

The 4 Best MIDI Wind Controllers (2021)

The 4 Best MIDI Wind Controllers (2021)

MIDI Wind Controllers have always been a niche instrument, but there are still some great options available by brands such as AKAI, Roland, and Hornberg Research. 'Breath control' was built into the MIDI standard since the very start of its implementation. You can use a MIDI Wind Controller in conjunction with a ...

10 Easy Tin Whistle Songs for Beginners (With Videos)

10 Easy Tin Whistle Songs for Beginners (With Videos)

If you’re looking to learn some easy songs to play on a tin whistle, then this is the right place for you. We're going to show you 10 songs that you can get started on right away. We have tried to include a good variety of songs on this list, from movie theme tunes, Irish folk songs, to classics and pop tunes. ...

The 5 Best Ocarinas Available to Buy Online (2021)

The 5 Best Ocarinas Available to Buy Online (2021)

When you think of the ocarina, the first thing to come to your mind will probably be 'The Legend of Zelda' world-famous video game, which heavily featured this instrument during the game play. But, the ocarina is actually an ancient instrument. Besides percussion instruments (different kinds of drums and ...

The 5 Best Pan Flutes for a Warm and Rich Sound (2021)

The 5 Best Pan Flutes for a Warm and Rich Sound (2021)

The Pan flute is one of the oldest instruments known to humanity. It still persists as a beautiful instrument used in folk music everywhere around the globe with different names and sizes but using the same principle. The name ‘Pan flute’ comes from Ancient Greece and the legend of the creation of this flute by Greek ...

The 5 Best Melodicas for Beginners (2021)

The 5 Best Melodicas for Beginners (2021)

The melodica is a fun and easy instrument to play that can blend nicely with other instruments. Melodicas tend to be quite affordable instruments and they share characteristics with both keyboards and other wind instruments. The skills learned by playing the melodica are very transferable to other instruments. ...

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