I blog my editorials and the CDs I write about. On announcing the discovery, scientists suggested that the "finds demonstrate the presence of a well-established musical tradition at the time when modern humans colonized Europe". But at an astonishing 40,000 years old, the antiquity of this new finding … ( Log Out /  The Messenger Birds: Everything Has to Fall Apart Eventually. In this episode we take a closer look at the flute itself and what it may have sounded like. The Hohle Fels (German pronunciation: [ˈhoːləˈfɛls]) (also Hohlefels, Hohler Fels, German for "hollow rock") is a cave in the Swabian Jura of Germany that has yielded a number of important archaeological finds dating from the Upper Paleolithic.Artifacts found in the cave represent some of the earliest examples of prehistoric art and musical instruments ever discovered. This flute was discovered in 2008 in the Hohle Fels Cave inGermany and is made from Griffon Vulture bone. Archaeologists saythat this flute confirms the theory that there was already an establishedmusical culture before settlers came to Europe. The opening song is Rolf Gehlhaar’s Grand Unified Theory of Everything, which stems from a lecture Gehlhaar attended. Fox says one’s imagery of choice should be a wander through the limestone caves and tunnels of the Pennines, so this must be water falling from a roof. However, that’s the entirety: a flute making a sound like water dripping onto a damp cave floor. They are flutes made of bird bone and mammoth ivory. It opens slowly with Venus: bass flute, and capturing the mood of someone advancing into the unknown, the music of a 50s sci-fi movie in deep space before it goes all dramatic; the Venus of Hohle Fels, dated to about 35,000 to 40,000 years ago, is the earliest undisputed example of expressly human figurative art. It the oldest flute thatresembles a modern day flute, being roughly eight and a half inches long andhas an aperture similar to contemporary flute’s to blow into. The bone-flute pieces were found in 2008 at Hohle Fels, a Stone Age cave in southern Germany, according to the study, led by archaeologist Nicholas … Without this wedge this type of … Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. From radiocarbon dating of this and other artifacts, it has long been thought that the flute was the earliest form of musical instrument created by our distant ancestors. All in all, and to this day, the … Il y a 40000 ans, cette cavité était située entre deux glaciers : le plus important en superficie qui recouvrait le nord de l'Europe et celui plus restreint s'étirant sur les Alpes. The oldest flute ever discovered may be a fragment of the femur of a juvenile cave bear, with two to four holes, found at Divje Babe in Slovenia and dated to about 43,000 years ago. I hate filling in forms. Hohle Fels: (Palaeolithic Cave). SOUND SPACE - THE FLUTES FROM GEISSENKLÖSTERLE AND HOHLE FELS. Ces flûtes ont 35 000 ans et sont parmi les plus vieux instruments de musique. HE SAID, "A flute from Hohle Fels created from the wing bone of a Griffon vulture >35,000 years ago. The shape of the cave when seen without the present coverage of trees and growth is reminiscent of the mouth in the 'face' of the mountain, perhaps explaining why it was inhabited for over 10,000 years. Here’s the raw material for the world’s oldest flute - the wing … This video is unavailable. G This flute was built by the experimental archaeologist Rudolf Walter: Hohle Fels 1 (Original: Griffon vulture radius), Replica: Mute swan ulna, 5 holes. Sound experiment Hohle Fels - Duration: 1:00. In 2008 another flute dated back to at least 35,000 years ago was discovered in Hohle Fels cave near Ulm, Germany. In 2008 another flute dated back to at least 35,000 years ago was discovered in Hohle Fels cave near Ulm, Germany. Composition for 2 flutes and 2 clarinets by Lee Weisert. As one can clearly tell, the Hohle Fels flute and this flute are much different in appearance. However, this has been disputed. Our last musicalinstrument dates back to over forty thousand years, and is the Hohle FelsFlute. H. Jensen/University of Tuebingen A Simple Song Played On A Replica Of A Vulture Bone Flute Breath, the typical means of sound production in wind instruments, is completely absent in Hohle Fels. Bone flute from Hohle Fels with an enlarged image of the finger holes. However, this has been disputed. The title track is named after the Hohle Fels caves in Germany, in which have been found the oldest flutes ever discovered. Invented in the 17th-18th century. It’s an atmospheric piece, descriptive of being in a dark cave, an experience that may indeed be unsettling and demanding as the music suggests. Weekly newspaper editor in Cheshire, England. This is the oldest Western style flute. This cave in Germany has revealed some of the most interesting examples of Ice-age cave art in the world. Paul Goodey’s concerto is for orchestra and no less than four flutes. It’s demanding, there’s no doubt about it. In 2008 another flute dated back to at least 35,000 years ago was discovered in Hohle Fels cave near Ulm, Germany. It has 5 finger holes and measures 8.5 inches long. These thin tubes have recently been uncovered by Nicholas Conard from the University of Tubingen and they’re some of the oldest musical instruments ever … ( Log Out /  Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out /  The oldest flute ever discovered may be a fragment of the femur of a juvenile cave bear, with two to four holes, found at Divje Babe in Slovenia and dated to about 43,000 years ago. The team that made the Hohle Fels discovery wrote that these finds were, at the time, the earliest evidence of humans being engaged in musical culture. Christopher Fox’s Stone, Wind, Rain and Sun opens with the sound of rain falling (impressive, on a flute — it’s an amplified alto flute). With these musical instruments, man created self-designed sound spaces for the first time. The Renaissance flute has 7 holes: 6 holes on one end and the 7th hole alone on the other end. Watch Queue Queue Le plus vieil instrument de musique découvert à ce jour, dans la grotte d'Hohle Fels (Allemagne). Archaeologists Wednesday reported the discovery last fall of a bone flute and two fragments of ivory flutes that they said represented the earliest known flowering of music-making in Stone Age culture. They said the bone flute with five finger holes, found at Hohle Fels Cave in the hills west of Ulm, was “by far the most complete of the musical instruments so far recovered from the caves” in a region where pieces … The early section, sticking with the microscopic (it gradually moves to macroscopic) is even jolly. New flutes document the earliest musical tradition in southwestern Germany. Here, prior to the discovery of the Geissenkloesterle flute in 2012, the Hohle Fels flute was the oldest known instrument in the world. Several years before, two flutes made of mute swan bone and one made of woolly mammoth ivory were found in the nearby Geissenklösterle cave. After the flute was found, there were efforts to recreate the instrument. On the CD this flute is heard with a wooden wedge in the mouthpiece built in by Dalferth which allows a better airflow. - Duration: 4:00:26. Découvrez vos propres épingles sur Pinterest et enregistrez-les. But we do know that music was likely a part of their everyday lives, as it is ours, and we have some sound evidence for the kinds of instruments they played. However, this has been disputed. Relaxation! The title track is named after the Hohle Fels caves in Germany, in which have been found the oldest flutes ever discovered. 1 févr. The performers create the sounds by striking the holes and keys of the instruments with their fingers. While excavating the Hohle Fels cave in southwestern Germany in 2008, scientists discovered a bone flute that turned out to be one of the oldest music instruments in the world. Flute, French flûte, German Flöte, wind instrument in which the sound is produced by a stream of air directed against a sharp edge, upon which the air breaks up into eddies that alternate regularly above and below the edge, setting into vibration the air enclosed in the flute. Discovered in 2008 in the Hohle Fels Cave in Germany - dated 35,000 years ago. It opens with a lone piano key and a flute sound resembling bees — perhaps primordial chaos — before it develops into a sound more like plasma, with fundamental particles flying off. A replica of the H… Paul Goodey’s concerto is for orchestra and no less than four flutes. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Baroque Flute. They were excavated in the caves of the Ach and Lone valley on the southern rim of the Swabian Alb. Compression and rarefaction zone of sound HISTORY OF FLUTE The oldest flute ever discovered may be a fragment of the femur of a juvenile cave bear, with two to four holes, found at Divje Babe in Slovenia and dated to about 43,000 years ago. However, that’s the entirety: a flute making a sound like water dripping onto a damp cave floor. Other bone flute fragments that came out of the Hohle Fels cave were dated dated at 35,000 years ago. La grotte de Hohle Fels est située au sud-ouest de l'Allemagne, dans le Jura souabe, à environ un kilomètre de la ville de Schelklingen. We’ve had it for some time and kept playing it, but there are no reviews on either Amazon or the record company’s own website, and it deserves at least to be listened to; it’s brave, it takes risks and it’s pushing the boundaries. Flute Origins Recommended for you. While excavating, Conard’s collaborators also discovered on the “Hohle Fels” site as well as on the so-called Vogerlherd site, scattered fragments from three ivory flutes. I play drums, drink coffee, play music, meditate. Hohle Fels Cave flute - Music History Crash Course - YouTube In 2008, archeologists discovered fragments of flutes carved from vulture and mammoth bones at a Stone Age cave site in southern Germany called Hohle Fels. The Renaissance flute is more cylinder-shaped than the other flute and also has 2 more holes carved into it. Autour de 40,000 ans. Already in previous years, Ice Age music instruments were discovered in various places in the Swabian Jura. They suggested music may have helped to maintain bonds between larger groups of humans, and that this … ( Log Out /  Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Watch Queue Queue. Change ). Des flûtes datant de 35 000 ans (31/8/2009) Conard N.J., Malina M. and Münzel S.C., 2009. 1:00. The Hohle Fels flute was found next to the Venus of Hohle Fels and a short distance from the oldest known human carving. This was recorded live, and de Fleyt is accompanied by the RNCM wind orchestra conducted by Mark Heron, professor of conducting. One of these found that the flute could play a pentatonic scale. The baroque flute has 6 finger holes and an Eb key. The flute was found in a cave in the Ach river valley in Germany where other paleolithic caves have been found. Here are some of the articles I came across while researching this video:From Nature article Aug 2009 about Hohle Fels cave flute:https://www.nature.com/articles/460695a.pdfBook that also discusses the Conard Hohle Fels flute and others:https://books.google.com/books?id=eWhBAQAAQBAJ\u0026pg=PA47\u0026dq=griffon+vulture+skeleton\u0026hl=en\u0026sa=X\u0026ved=2ahUKEwjlq7rH0drkAhWWITQIHbbmCWgQ6AEwBnoECAUQAg#v=onepage\u0026q\u0026f=falseMaps, photos and articles from Don Hitchcockwww.donsmaps.comBecome a patron on Patreon and help me shape the future of this channel!https://www.patreon.com/oddquartet/Visit the Official Odd Quartet Store:https://odd-quartet-comics.myshopify.comPurchase great merch to help support the channel!Find me:Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/OddQuartet/Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/oddquartet/Twitter | https://twitter.com/oddquartet This experimental flute music is for those who like the flute and want to hear some technical playing but care little for melody (or pleasure, if we’re being harsh). 2016 - Cette épingle a été découverte par Merocaro. The imitation has a fairly hollow sound, but one that is remarkably similar in tone to modern flutes. 22 juin 2017 - Ethnologie - société Quand l'homme de cro-magnon jouait de la flûte ethnologie, prehistoire, musique, instruments ... Informations complémentaires l'équipe allemande de Nicholas Conard a trouvé dans la grotte de Hohle Fels, au Sud Ouest de l'Allemagne, une flûte en os de vautour presque complète, de près de 22 cm de long et 8 mm de diamètre, percée de 5 trous. The earliest evidence of musical instruments is about 40,000 years old. ... 4 Hours Ocean Waves Sea Waves Stunning Sound - Paradise At Last! Excavations in the summer of 2008 at the sites of Hohle Fels and Vogelherd produced new evidence for Paleolithic music in the form of the remains of one nearly complete bone flute and isolated small fragments of three ivory flutes. The oldest yet of a series of similar flutes found in the region, the Hohle Fels flute sheds new light on the lives and cultural innovations of early humans. Dans la grotte de Hohle Fels, les anthropologues ont découvert plusieurs flûtes en ivoire et une flûte en os de vautour.