Category: Flute Videos

Atarah speaks to Niall O’Riordan (part 2)

Atarah speaks about her life as a fluatist and musician, part 2.

Atarah speaks to Niall O’Riordan

Atarah speaks about her life as a fluatist and musician, part 1.

Tadashi Tajima Playing the Shakuhachi Flute

We don’t know what the piece of music is called but from the tags (and obviously the style of music) it is probably Japanese folk music (Buddhist in origin?).

The Japanese Shakuhachi Flute

The Japanese Shakuhachi Flute is an end-blown flute originally made from bamboo.

Keiko Matsui plays an piece called “Light Above the Trees” accompanied by piano.

In this video David Zasloff is playing the Shakuhachi Flute.

For further information on the Japanese Shakuhachi flute see this Wiki article http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shakuhachi

Bansuri – An Indian Bamboo Flute

Featuring Raga Shivranjani on the Bansuri which is a transverse alto (Bamboo) Flute originally heard in India, Pakistan and Nepal originating from about 100AD.

In this video Raga Shivranjani is playing what he describes as a light indian classical Rāga. Rāga’s are associated with different times of the day, or with seasons and can be either religious or secular. Raga says that the mood of this rāga is contemplative and there is no specific time of the day associated with it

Nathan “Flutebox” Lee and Beardyman @ Google, London

Atarah has not seen this post but we thought she would like the first part….:) Time will tell. We think Nathan was great. There’s more @ 13 minutes.

Let us know what you think.