Definition of Fipple flute

1. Noun. A tubular wind instrument with 8 finger holes and a fipple mouthpiece.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fipple Flute

fiorins
fiorite
fioritura
fioriture
fip
fipennies
fipenny
fipexide
fippence
fippences
fippennies
fippenny
fippenny bit
fippenny bits
fipple
fipple flute (current term)
fipple pipe
fipples
fipronil
fips
fiqh
fique
fiques
fir
fir-cone
fir-cones
fir clubmoss
fir clubmosses
fir cone
fir tree

Literary usage of Fipple flute

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1. University Musical Encyclopedia by Louis Charles Elson (1912)
"fipple flute. FLUTE-a-bec. Firework Music. George Fred- erick Handel's music in celebration of the Peace of Aix-la-Chapelle, per- posed symphonies and much ..."

2. Stokes' Encyclopedia of Music and Musicians: Covering the Entire Period of by Leander Jan De Bekker (1908)
"fipple flute. FLUTE-a-bec. Firework Music. George Frederick Handel's music in celebration of the Peace of Aix-la-Chapelle, performed in connection with ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"... Die Flöte (Heilbronn, 1906), pp. 23-24, and Tafel iv. No. 20. The old English fipple flute, ..."

4. Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians by George Grove (1908)
"The recorder belonged to the tipple flute family (sec fipple flute), of which the flageolet ig a familiar example. It was distinguished from the other ..."

5. The Archaeological Journal by British Archaeological Association (1915)
"3) is performing on the whistle-flute, or fipple-flute, which became known some fifty years later as the single recorder. It is also called the ' vertical ..."

6. Old English Instruments of Music: Their History and Character by Francis William Galpin (1911)
"... mediaeval Europe the whistle-headed flute, called THE RECORDER or fipple flute, which has played so interesting a part in the music of our own country. ..."

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