Fulani Flutes

AU $175.00

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Also known as the Fula Flute or Tambin ( b/c they are made from the tambin vine) , this is the traditional flute of the Fulani people of the Fouta Djalon highlands of Guinea. Over time it has been incorporated into the traditional music of the Malinké people who live in close proximity to the Fulani in Guinea and Southern Mali. They have a distinct and dynamic sound and often feature in ballet orchestras

Hand made in Guinea from a special conical vine which grows along the Niger River and in the forest region of Guinea, wrapped with leather, hand stitched cloth and cowrie shell detail

Key A Flat major
Approximate Dimensions (L x W x H):  70cm x 5cm x 5cm
As this instrument is made from natural materials dimensions may vary slightly


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