random thoughts about obscure or interesting musical instruments and the people who make them and play them
Monday, April 07, 2008
How Precolumbian Whistling Jars Work
I found this fantastica article on pre-Columbia whistling jars on the ceramic musical instruments yahoo group. This article, by Brian Ransom explains how the jars are built and how they function. I've never seen or heard one, but now I am very curious.