flute : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a high-pitched woodwind instrument; a slender tube closed at one end with finger holes on one end and an opening near the closed end across which the breath is blown
- n a tall narrow wineglass
- n a groove or furrow in cloth etc (particularly a shallow concave groove on the shaft of a column)
- v form flutes in
- Boomed the narrator, Nelson Olmsted: "First I invented the flute deep blue solo.
- With the rich tones of a flute fashioned of fine gold, with motion pictures of rippling lines.
- Flute playing is bad for the morals of the people.
News & Articles
- Aston Magna concerts begin with rare baroque reed
The chalumeau is to the clarinet what the recorder is to the flute -- except that you can still hear the recorder played in public but the chalumeau, almost never.
June 16, 2013 - Berkshire Eagle
- The Joyful Jams and Flute-Driven Diversity of Grupo Cha Cha
Sometimes, the Latin music scene can feel like a man’s world. This hasn’t stymied Grupo Cha Cha, led by classically trained, jazz-loving flute and sax player Lise Gilly. Uniting a diverse crew from all different musical backgrounds, Gilly and her group have defined their own sound by celebrating their own, wide-ranging approach to Latin roots [...]
June 14, 2013 - La Prensa San Diego
- Police Open Fire on Bird Collector Wielding Plastic Flute, Toy Gun
A truly bizarre series of events that included a weaponized plastic flute, exotic birds, a toy gun, and a very real shootout unfolded in Arkansas on Wednesday. It all started when a woman phoned police with a report about a suspicious van. The caller stated that her uncle, 40-year-old Rainbow Kilo Rasphoumy, was possibly mentally disturbed and often came to her house to bother her. Police caught ...
June 13, 2013 - Opposing Views
- P. C. Sorcar in Reuters India
For thousands of years foreign tourists spoke of Indian magic in their travelogues,Sorcar Jr. said. "They said they saw men at street corners make a rope dance to the music of their flute or rise straight up in broad daylight with no...
- Sienna Miller in San Francisco Chronicle
Miller adds, "She's (Knightley's) learning the flute at the moment, I'm learning the piano, quite nerdy. I used to play the piano when I was younger and I'm kind of now going back to it, but I can't read music, so I play it by ear. I need someone to...
- Ravi Shankar in Prague Post
Yes, I'm going to get those strings right. No point in strumming senselessly. Nowadays, the audience has got very wise. They can tell when an actor is faking it. In fact, I learnt to play the flute for my role in 'Water'. At this rate I could... John Abraham http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Abraham_(actor)&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFtvI9rMpakk7Pxm7ZyYU6ZtOrjcQ KalingaTimes http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.kalingatimes.com/entertainment_news/news1/20071120-john-abraham.htm&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNG9Vizr9e_z-6gE9rMr0Cype7vkDA Nov 19, 2007
38527 49787 flutist The best I can suggest would be to watch for the differences between myself and my flutist in the way we play similar lines, and also between the tabla and the south Indian mridangam drum," Shankar says. "Slowly, the differences may be...