Drums, gourd and bamboo flutes,and a kind of guitar, were known before Cook's day.
There were linen napkins, two china plates and champagne flutes on top.
Beethoven almost always has 2 flutes, and invariably 2 clarinets.
The verb "to quill" is to fold lace, muslin or other light material into narrow flutes or pleats; when so pleated the material is called "quilling."
Here too was placed the curious column, with many flutes and an Ionic capital, on which stood the colossal sphinx, dedicated by the Naxians, that has been pieced together and placed in the museum.
Harmony is unknown, and orchestras, which include fiddles, flutes, drums and harmonicons, perform in unison.
In the month of the " diminishing of waters " the rain gods or Tlalocs were propitiated by a procession of priests with music of flutes and trumpets carrying on plumed litters infants with painted faces, in gay clothing with coloured paper wings, to be sacrificed on the mountains or in a whirlpool in the lake.
In the latter case, the first preparations were according to the I See Victor Loret, "Les flutes egyptiennes antiques," Journal Asiatique, 8eme serie, tome xiv., Paris, 1889, pp. 129, 130 and 132.
Their musical instruments are few and rude - consisting of the drums and flutes already mentioned, and shell trumpets.
These flutes have to be obliterated by another series of hammerings termed razing.
The basement storey has the same number of faces formed into convex flutes which are alternately angular and semicircular.
The next has semicircular flutes, and in the third they are all angular.
The chief musical instruments are rough types of trumpets and flutes, drums, tambourines and cymbals, and quadrangular harps.
3 flutes (3rd to play piccolo when required).
(The three machines shown in this article are made by Urquhart, Lindsay & Co., Ltd., Dundee.) flutes, some being straight, and others spiral, and each pair may or may not contain the same number of flutes.