What is this very long pipe instrument?

Asked by: Brittany Delgaudio

The bassoon is a long pipe, doubled in half, made of wood, with many keys. The bend in the pipe makes it possible for musicians to play it comfortably.

What is the long pipe instrument called?


didjeridu, also spelled didgeridoo or didjeridoo also called dronepipe, wind instrument in the form of a straight wooden trumpet. The instrument is made from a hollow tree branch, traditionally eucalyptus wood or ironwood, and is about 1.5 metres (5 feet) long.

What is the instrument that looks like a pipe?

A pipe is a tubular wind instrument in general, or various specific wind instruments. The word is an onomatopoeia, and comes from the tone which can resemble that of a bird chirping.

Pipe (instrument)

Classification Wind Woodwind
Playing range
1-2 octaves
Related instruments
Tinwhistle Recorder Galoubet

Is there an instrument called a pipe?

pipe, in music, specifically, the three-holed flute played with a tabor drum (see pipe and tabor); generically, any aerophonic (wind) instruments consisting of pipes, either flutes or reed pipes (as a clarinet), and also the reed and flue pipes of organs.

What instrument has pipes?

pan flute

A pan flute (also known as panpipes or syrinx) is a musical instrument based on the principle of the closed tube, consisting of multiple pipes of gradually increasing length (and occasionally girth).

Why can’t females play the didgeridoo?

According to these absolute authorities there is no law forbidding women to play the didgeridoo. The crafting, painting, and distribution of didgeridoos is a gift from the oldest living culture on the planet for everyone to enjoy, regardless of gender.

What is the longest instrument?

The stalacpipe organ is so big that the Guinness Book of World Records has crowned it the world’s largest instrument.

What is the PVC pipe instrument called?


The thongophone produces sound by striking a rubber clapper, usually a thong, hence its namesake, against the opening of one of many PVC pipes of varying length. Vibrations are transmitted through the hollow pipes, each one resonating to a preset pitch.

What are the Irish bagpipes called?

Irish bagpipes are called Uilleann pipes (pronounced ILL-UN). What is this? Both Scottish and Irish native instruments come from the same Celtic Gaelic origin, so it’s no surprise that they are similar.

What is the bagpipe like instrument in Riverdance?

uilleann pipes

The uilleann pipes are often played indoors, and are almost always played sitting down.

What is a long wind instrument?

The bassoon is a long pipe, doubled in half, made of wood, with many keys. The bend in the pipe makes it possible for musicians to play it comfortably. If it were straight, the bassoon would be around 9 feet long! Like the oboe, the bassoon uses a double reed, which is fitted into a curved metal mouthpiece.

What is a flute pipe?

A flue pipe (also referred to as a labial pipe) is an organ pipe that produces sound through the vibration of air molecules, in the same manner as a recorder or a whistle.

Where do they play bagpipes?

The Scottish Great Highland bagpipes are the best known examples in the Anglophone world, but people have played bagpipes for centuries throughout large parts of Europe, Northern Africa, Western Asia, around the Persian Gulf and northern parts of South Asia.

Are didgeridoos tuned?

With many modern digits. You can with more aggressive mouth pieces. Than actually even traditional digits with hard edges you can manipulate the pitch quite a lot like bending bending the pitch down.

What is the real name of a didgeridoo?

The Yolŋu name for the instrument is the yiḏaki, or more recently by some, mandapul; in the Bininj Kunwok language of West Arnhem Land it is known as mako. A, B and C: traditionally made didgeridoos. D and E: non-traditional didgeridoos.

Other names.

People Region Local name
Yolngu Arnhem Land mandapul (yiḏaki)

Why is it called a didgeridoo?

The name “didgeridoo” was not invented by the Aboriginal people. It came from the white settlers who, when they first heard the instrument played found the sound strange and baffling. They chose a name to match as closely as possible its remarkable sound… and this resulted in “didgeridoo”!

Can a white man play the didgeridoo?

The custodians of the instrument, as currently represented by Djalu Gurruwiwi of the Galpu Clan, have given permission to non-Aboriginal people to play it but there is uncertainty over whether women are permitted to play. Unfortunately the reputation of the didgeridoo has been hampered by an assortment of myths.

How much are didgeridoos worth?

This video will help you understand why some didgeridoos can range from $99 to $2,000 and more. The biggest factor for the price of a didgeridoo is craftsmanship. There are two didgeridoos both made out of eucalyptus wood below. One is $99 and one is over twenty times as expensive priced at over $2,000.

What is the didgeridoo purpose?

The didgeridoo is an Aboriginal instrument which, traditionally, is important in Aboriginal ceremony. It is musical, and today it is used to play contemporary music, but traditionally this was not the role of the didgeridoo. The voice of the didgeridoo was part of story telling and teaching.