03. August 2011 · Comments Off on WorldReeds™: Piffero · Categories: WorldReeds™ · Tags: ,

The piffero is from Italy. You also hear the müsa here … I think!

27. July 2011 · Comments Off on WorldReeds™: Harmonica · Categories: WorldReeds™ · Tags: ,

Yep … really … harmonica is considered a “free reed’ instrument

Sväng New Harmonica Quartet

20. July 2011 · Comments Off on WorldReeds™: Nadaswaram · Categories: WorldReeds™ · Tags: ,

This is a South Indian instrument. The YouTube info says it is “not unlike a clarinet” but, considering the sound, it seems closer to an oboe.

13. July 2011 · Comments Off on WorldReeds™: Chinese Cucurbit Flute · Categories: WorldReeds™ · Tags: ,

This is a free reed instrument.

06. July 2011 · Comments Off on WorldReeds™: Bass Cornamuse & Bass Crumhorn · Categories: WorldReeds™ · Tags: ,

Here are some much older WorldReeds™ for you!

Duo Cerantonello
Leonardo Cerante, Bass Cornamuse; Eduardo Antonello, Bass Crumhorn (The curved one is the crumhorn.)
Tielman Susato – Madrigal & Herkulestanz

29. June 2011 · Comments Off on WorldReeds™: Sheng · Categories: WorldReeds™ · Tags: ,

A Chinese Mouth Organ Performed by Hu Tianquan

22. June 2011 · Comments Off on WorldReeds™: Sho · Categories: WorldReeds™ · Tags: ,

A Japanese Mouth Organ

15. June 2011 · Comments Off on WorldReeds™ Ntxoov Muas Hawj · Categories: WorldReeds™ · Tags: ,

Ntxoov Muas Hawj is a Hmong instrument

(I’m fairly sure this is a free reed instrument. Not sure if I’ve got the name correct … I rely on whoever labeled the YouTube video.)

08. June 2011 · Comments Off on WorldReeds™: Duduk (or doudouk) · Categories: WorldReeds™ · Tags: ,

An Amenian double reed:

01. June 2011 · Comments Off on WorldReeds™: kèn bau (gourd oboe) · Categories: WorldReeds™ · Tags: ,

From Vietnam