The pan flute or panpipes syrinx was a musical wind instrument first used by the ancient Greeks. Most commonly played by shepherds, the earliest use was in the Cycladic islands in the third millennium BCE, and representations of the instrument run right through the history of Greek art. Although in some accounts the invention of the instrument was attributed to Cybele or Hermesthe deity most closely associated with the panpipes and widely credited with its invention was the pastoral god Pan.
Bamboo has long been used by indigenous cultures to make everything from tiki huts to watermills. Because the plant species is so versatile and strong, it can be used for almost anything. That includes instruments too.
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An ornament system allows for unique, authentic performances and TACT Total Articulation Control Technology provides the ultimate solution for fully customizable mapping. Pan flutes or pan pipes are instruments that developed independently all over the world, featuring tuned pipes or tubes created from various kinds of wood or reed. For our library, we sampled the versatile Romanian naiwhose beautiful and breathy tone is instantly recognizable from countless film scores and albums.
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A major difference between the Chinese Paixiao and the panpipes used in European and South American traditions, is that at the top of the Chinese instrument the pipe holes are each cut angled or with notches. This allows for bending the pitch in similar capacity to the dongxiao down a minor second. This allows Chinese paixiao to be fully chromatic without loss in timbreeven though the included pipes are tuned diatonically.
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