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5 Irish Flute Players You Need to Hear

October 26, 2016 by Jeff Ksiazek


5 Irish Flute Players You Need to Hear

The sound of the flute has been a part of Irish music for generations. The wooden instrument typically associated with the Irish tradition is a simple-system flute that was favored by classical musicians of the early 1800s before the Boehm system came into favor. This means that the basic scales for these flutes are identical to instruments like the tin whistle, making it possible to play tunes on both instruments using the same fingerings. 

It's hard to narrow down a list to only five important Irish flute players, but the following musicians will get you started listening to and learning about the flute in Irish music! 

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