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Definition and Description of the Flute
Definition and description of the Flute: Similar to our modern flutes. This type of Musical instruments played by flute-minstrels of the Middle Ages. Description: A high-pitched woodwind instrument; a slender tube closed at one end with finger holes on one end and an opening near the closed end across which the breath is blown.

A musical woodwind instrument, consisting of a hollow cylinder or pipe, with holes along its length, stopped by the fingers or by keys which are opened by the fingers. The modern flute is closed at the upper end, and blown with the mouth at a lateral hole.

Family of Instruments: The Flute belongs to the family of Woodwind instruments.

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