A whistle is a simple aerophone
, an instrument which produces sound from a stream of forced air.
The Israeli company Aerophone
Ltd has developed a communication system, now ready for series production, with which mobile telephone calls can be made from aircraft--independent of GSM/CDMA ground stations.
The didjeridu is an aerophone
fashioned from termite-bored wood or bamboo.
Its orchestral demands are immense - extras include 12 offstage horns, two trumpets, two trombones, organ, thunder-machine, wind-machine, four Wagner tubas, heckelphone, and the recommendation of the Samuels Aerophone
(a kind of foot-pump) to facilitate the long woodwind tied-notes - and, for once, totally justified in this wonderful score's portrayal of a pantheistic view of nature and all its ineffable magnificence.
Finally there are three bassoons in the aerophone
set, but unfortunately it has not been possible to discover the details of their provenance.
This discussion could have been more thorough if significant publications regarding the global distribution of double-reed instruments were mentioned (for example, Wanda Bryant's "The Keyless Double Reed Aerophone
," Journal of the American Musical Instrument Society 16 : 132-77).
Litwiniec (sax, aerophones
, throat-singing and ethno instruments), Igor Gawlikowski (guitarist, composer and arranger) and Pawe?
It is interesting to reflect that in spite of its significant exposure on the Internet the qeej has not followed the trajectory of its fellow aerophones
, the Japanese bamboo flute shakuhachi and the Indigenous Australian didjeridu, on the voyage into the realms of the "world music" scene.
To categorize instruments, I employ the modern classification system (Hornbostel and Sachs), which classifies all instruments into four main categories according to the way in which sound is produced: aerophones
, idiophones, membranophones and chordophones.
Chapter Four is an overview of Kaulong solo instrumental music which is played exclusively on aerophones
, otherwise known as wind instruments: lawi (raft panpipes), laresup and lasevarut (bundle panpipes), and lapilue (end-blown flute)--instruments that are often played in a programmatic way (that is, to tell a story, or depict an event or a character) and that can act as speech surrogates to express what otherwise remains unspoken.
The author chose to organize the organology section by first addressing general, historical, and regional studies of Spanish instruments, followed with the organological divisions of aerophones
, chordophones, idiophones, and membranophones.
He was one of the few independent craftsmen from the interior who were still capable of competing with the factory production of wind instruments in Kraslice or the Brno firm of Josef Lidl (1864-1946)--the second biggest wind instrument factory in the Czech Lands, founded in 1892, which launched production of wind aerophones
in 1895--, and Cerveny managed it above all by his consistent quality and unremitting modernisation.