Posts by Tag: fula-flute

Fula Flute Scales

Dave KobrenskiResources, Reference-Charts Sep 23

Below are some charts to help you understand the scales that can be played on the different Fula flutes (also known as tambin). Each flute can play one complete diatonic scale. The flutes most commonly found (and the ones sold by Kassa Flute Co) are: A♭, G, G♭, and F. The A♭ flute is our smallest flute, with the F being the longest (and lowest). For more info on flutes available for purchase, please visit our shop here. Click any image to view larger.

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Flute Calculations Tool

for a Three-hole Fulani flute

Dave KobrenskiFlute-Making-Tools, Articles Jun 19 2015

The most common question I get about making flutes is, “How do you know where to drill the finger holes?” Here is the “electronic worksheet” along with tools and charts I’ve developed over the course of my flute-making journey, to aid in the calculation of tonehole placement for a 3-hole Fulani Flute made from uniform diameter tube.

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