Quena

Notched flute from Chile. This hand-crafted flute from a fine artisan in Chile has a lovely tone. It is held vertically like a recorder, but to play it the stream of breath is split by the notch. This is the flute you will often hear the Andean musicians playing. The larger holes are 1/2" in diameter. This Quena is 14.5 inches long. $375.

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Transverse Flute

This hand-crafted flute from a well-known artisan in Chile has a lovely tone. Unlike many wooden flutes, it is very light in weight. The larger holes are 1/2" in diameter. Light-weight, 17 inches long. $425

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Ocarina

These lovely clay ocarinas are from Peru. They are 4" in diameter and have feet in the back so they can stand up on display. Designs and colors vary.  $20.

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Xun

Chinese ocarina Modeled after the ancient Chinese ocarinas. Black clay, with 7 holes in front, 2 in back. Played with a flute embouchure (like blowing into a bottle).The Chinese ocarina, called xun, or hsuan, has a history that goes back more than five thousand years. It was used in both court music and Confucian rituals. An egg-shaped clay flute with a hauntingly beautiful sound, it is classified by the Chinese as an earth instrument. Three sizes with gift box. 3.25" long.

3.25" long. $30.
4" long  $35.
4.5" long  $40.

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Khen 

is a free-reed mouth organ from Thailand. Ancestor to the Western pipe organ, this unusual instrument has a sandlewood body with a mouthhole in one end. It is held vertically between the hands so the fingers can stop the holes on either side of the instrument. Gaps where the pipes pass through the body are sealed with beeswax.
Small 17", 12 pipes  $40

Large 3 1/2 ' 16 pipes   $89
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Didjeridoo

A member of the trumpet family, this didjeridoo is made of  kiln dried bamboo with beeswax mouthpiece. Made and painted by the aboriginal people of Australia.  $120

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Ocarina

From Mexico. Unglazed terracotta. $24.

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Ocarina

Terracotta Ocarina from Chile on leather cord. 4" diameter;  full scale $45

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Clay Ocarinas from Peru

Assorted hand-painted ocarinas.

Wood Transverse Flute from Nepal

is one of the easiest wood flutes to play. It is light in weight, and decorated with metal strips and dots, with a wooden tassel at the end. 6 holes. B flat. 16 1/2" long. $80.

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