fipple flute


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fipple flute

n.
A flute, such as a recorder, with a fipple.
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fipple flute

n
(Instruments) an end-blown flute provided with a fipple, such as the recorder or flageolet
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fip′ple flute`



n.
recorder (def. 5).
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fipple flute

- The same as a recorder or flageolet—a flute blown from one end like a whistle.
See also related terms for whistle.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fipple flute - a tubular wind instrument with 8 finger holes and a fipple mouthpiecefipple flute - a tubular wind instrument with 8 finger holes and a fipple mouthpiece
treble recorder, flageolet, shepherd's pipe - a small fipple flute with four finger holes and two thumb holes
pennywhistle, tin whistle, whistle - an inexpensive fipple flute
pipe - a tubular wind instrument
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There are two chapters detailing biographical material on performers and composers, five on aspects of the instrument's repertory, and a final four on a ragbag of assorted topics--other fipple flutes, relevant periodicals, recorder societies, and the future of recorder research.
It would also be nice to see, in future editions, more entries relating to other types of fipple flutes used in Western art music, for example the bamboo pipe (the repertory for which includes music by such distinguished composers as Vaughan Williams, Rubbra and Howard Ferguson in England, and Roussel, Poulenc and Milhaud in France), and the flageolet (much used by Jullien and others in early nineteenth-century dance music).