Homegrown Music: Make a Bamboo Flute (Part II)

Completing an earlier discussion, here are a few of the finer points of making, tuning, and playing a bamboo flute.



Marc Bristol with guitar
When he's not playing a bamboo flute, Marc Bristol also plays guitar.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS Staff
bamboo flute - illustration of flute player
Playing a bamboo flute is somewhat like blowing across the top of a bottle.
Illustration by MOTHER EARTH NEWS Staff

















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