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A comprehensive blog about sound and music!

Xun

Early Chinese people invented an interesting musical instrument while hunting wild animals! Meet the enchanting Xun!

Alligator Drums

Were these the oldest drums in the world or just pottery of ancient Chinese people! Let’s learn about alligator drums!

Lithophone

Could ancient humans make percussion from rocks? Let’s explore the oldest percussion instruments in the world!

Wicklow Pipes

Are these pipes the parts of the oldest pipe organ or another multi-flute instrument in Ireland?

Jiahu Flutes

Do you want to know about the oldest musical instrument in China? Meet the oldest flute they made from the bone of a crane!

Isturitz Flutes

Southwestern France was once the center of musical instrument making! Let’s learn about the oldest instruments found there!

Hohle Fels Flute

A dead vulture’s wing bone can turn into a musical instrument! Let’s learn about one of the oldest instruments in Germany!

Geissenklösterle Flutes

About 42000 years ago, a man thought that he could create a musical instrument from a swan bone. Meet the oldest flute!