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Flute Catalog - B

Detailed information for a subset of flutes in the Flutopedia Flute Catalog whose source begins with the letter B. The source is the crafting culture (if known), or else the flute maker's last name (if known), or else the name of the collection in which the flute resides.

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Flute Cultures, Makers, or Collections starting with B

Culture: Balinese

Balinese Suling

Fingering sequence: 123–1231; Crafting culture: Balinese1; Date crafted: March 6, 2004 or before2; Date acquired: March 6, 20041

Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss in person at the Roko Music shop, Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic on March 6, 2004.1; Disposition: In the collection of Clint Goss.3

1 entered by Clint Goss
2 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
3 entered by Clint Goss on April 15, 2017

Culture: Bern Church

Bern Church Very High E Single Note Organ Pipe

Fundamental pitch (design): E61; Crafting culture: Bern Church1; Date acquired: July 14, 20071; Primary scale: Single Note1 (steps: 12)

Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss in person from the Cathedral in Bern, Switzerland on July 14, 2007 during their renovation to replace the pipe organ.1; Disposition: In the collection of Clint Goss.2

1 entered by Clint Goss
2 entered by Clint Goss on April 15, 2017

Culture: Blackfoot (ᖹᐟᒧᐧᒣᑯ)

DCM 774: Blackfoot (ᖹᐟᒧᐧᒣᑯ) ~1928 Bird Whistle

Crafting culture: Blackfoot (ᖹᐟᒧᐧᒣᑯ)1 «Wikipedia»; Date crafted: Before April 14, 19282; Date acquired: April 14, 19281; Overall length: 21.00(±0.05) cm1; Materials: Wood, stained yellow and red.1

Provenance: From Albert G. Heath, Chicago, 14 Apr. 1928.1; Disposition: In the Dayton C. Miller collection of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., cataloged as DCM 774:.3; Remarks: Dayton C. Miller ledger entry: "American Indian, Blackfoot, Montana."1

For more information: Library of Congress / Dayton C. Miller Collection

1 Dayton C. Miller Flute Collection catalog record as of February 23, 2017
2 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
3 entered by Clint Goss on February 23, 2017

Image courtesy of the Library of Congress.

DCM 848: Blackfoot (ᖹᐟᒧᐧᒣᑯ) ~1929 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Blackfoot (ᖹᐟᒧᐧᒣᑯ)1 «Wikipedia»; Blackfoot (ᖹᐟᒧᐧᒣᑯ)2 «Wikipedia»; Date crafted: Before April 15, 19293; Date acquired: April 15, 19292; Overall length: 61.278(±0.159) cm (⇇ 'L 24 1/8' in)4; 61.30(±0.05) cm2; Materials: Unidentified wood, leather thongs, lead flue plate. Flue cover of medium hard wood.2

Provenance: From Albert G. Heath, Chicago, 15 Apr. 1929.2; Disposition: In the Dayton C. Miller collection of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., cataloged as DCM 848:.5; Remarks: Dayton C. Miller ledger entry: "American Indian, Black Foot."2

For more information: Library of Congress / Dayton C. Miller Collection

1 [Wolf 2002]
2 Dayton C. Miller Flute Collection catalog record as of February 23, 2017
3 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
4 [Wolf 2002] (original text: ‘L 24 1/8’)
5 entered by Clint Goss on February 23, 2017

Image courtesy of the Library of Congress.

Payne #21: Oren Box Blackfoot (ᖹᐟᒧᐧᒣᑯ) ~1977 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Blackfoot (ᖹᐟᒧᐧᒣᑯ)1 «Wikipedia»; Blackfoot (ᖹᐟᒧᐧᒣᑯ)2 «Wikipedia»; Instrument maker: Oren Box1,2,3 — Blackfoot (ᖹᐟᒧᐧᒣᑯ); Date crafted: About 19772,3; Overall length: 58.420(±0.159) cm (⇇ 'L 23' in)4

Identification: Wolf item #21, photos #122-1261; Munn auction lot #7063; Auction history: October 22, 2005 by R. G. Munn Auctions: Sale price $140 ($177.42 including buyer's premium and tax), Estimate $600 - $1,000, Starting bid $3005; Remarks: Signed by Oren Box, Missoula MT, hide wrapped, painted design, listed in flute book [page 33, figure 66], 23” long.2

Cited in: [Payne 1999], page 33, figure 66

1 [Wolf 2003]
2 [Gatliff 2005]
3 Auction by R. G. Munn Auctions on October 22, 2005
4 [Wolf 2003] (original text: ‘L 23’)
5 R. G. Munn Auctions catalog record as of October 22, 2005

Image courtesy of LiveAuctioneers.com

Culture: Bolivian

Bolivian High G Major Diatonic Quena

Fundamental pitch (design): G51; Fingering sequence: 123–1231; Crafting culture: Bolivian1; Primary scale: Diatonic Major1 (steps: 2–2–1–2–2–2–1) «Wikipedia»

Provenance: NEED TO LOOK UP INFO in the Pendaflex Flute Folder - on trip to Galapagos1; Disposition: In the collection of Clint Goss.2

1 entered by Clint Goss
2 entered by Clint Goss on April 15, 2017

Culture: Brazilian

Brazilian Bird Call [10 items]

Crafting culture: Brazilian1; Date crafted: February 6, 2013 or before2; Date acquired: February 6, 20131

Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss in person from a Bolivian quena player in a shop in Foz de Iguazu, Brazil on February 6, 2013.1; Disposition: In the collection of Clint Goss.3

1 entered by Clint Goss
2 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
3 entered by Clint Goss on April 15, 2017

Culture: Brulé (Sičháŋǧu Oyáte)

NMNH E315562: Brulé (Sičháŋǧu Oyáte) ~1920 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Brulé (Sičháŋǧu Oyáte)1,2 «Wikipedia»; Date crafted: Before November 17, 19203; Accession date: November 17, 19204; Overall length: 56.515(±0.159) cm (⇇ 'L 22 1/4' in)5

Identification: NMNH Accession No. 0656974; Provenance: Not Given, Wyoming, United States, North America4; Personnel: Collector and Donor: Buck Connor; Former owner: Big Turkey4; Disposition: In the National Museum of Natural History collection of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., catalog #E315562:.6

For more information: Smithsonian Institution / Collections

1 Smithsonian Institution and the National Museum of Natural History catalog record as of February 26, 2017 (original text: ‘Sioux: Teton (Lakota); Sioux: Brule Lakota’)
2 [Wolf 2002]
3 entered by Clint Goss, based on the accession date.
4 Smithsonian Institution and the National Museum of Natural History catalog record as of February 26, 2017
5 [Wolf 2002] (original text: ‘L 22 1/4’)
6 entered by Clint Goss on February 26, 2017

Image courtesy of the Smithsonian Institution. Image courtesy of the Smithsonian Institution. Image courtesy of the Smithsonian Institution.
Image courtesy of the Smithsonian Institution. Image courtesy of the Smithsonian Institution. Image courtesy of the Smithsonian Institution.
Image courtesy of the Smithsonian Institution. Image courtesy of the Smithsonian Institution.

Culture: Bulgarian (България)

Bulgarian (България) Kaval

Fingering sequence: T123–121; Crafting culture: Bulgarian (България)1; Date crafted: January 10, 2004 or before2; Date acquired: January 10, 20041

Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss at auction on EBay on January 10, 2004.1; Disposition: In the collection of Clint Goss.3

1 entered by Clint Goss
2 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
3 entered by Clint Goss on April 15, 2017

Bulgarian (България) Mid-range D Major Diatonic Rim-blown Flute

Fundamental pitch (design): D41; Fingering sequence: T123–12341; Crafting culture: Bulgarian (България)1; Date crafted: March 19, 2002 or before2; Date acquired: March 19, 20021; Primary scale: Diatonic Major1 (steps: 2–2–1–2–2–2–1) «Wikipedia»

Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss in person at Gospodin Kanev's music store in Varna, Bulgaria on March 19, 2002. Traded to Peter Phippen for a Butch Hall F# and One World Flutes D# (A# fundamental). Returned by Peter Phippen on December 1, 2003 since I gave him back the Butch Hall F#.1; Disposition: In the collection of Clint Goss.3

1 entered by Clint Goss
2 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
3 entered by Clint Goss on April 15, 2017

Maker: Biker Joe

Biker Joe High Eb Minor Native American Flute

Fundamental pitch (design): Eb51; Fingering sequence: 123–1231; Instrument maker: Biker Joe1; Date crafted: April 12, 2004 or before2; Date acquired: April 12, 20041; Primary scale: Minor Pentatonic1 (steps: 3–2–2–3–2) «Wikipedia»

Provenance: Won by Clint Goss in a flute song contest by the flute maker, Biker Joe, on April 12, 2004.1; Disposition: In the collection of Clint Goss.3

1 entered by Clint Goss
2 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
3 entered by Clint Goss on April 15, 2017

Maker: Bronen

Bronen ~1972 High C Major Diatonic Recorder

Fundamental pitch (design): C51; Fingering sequence: T123–12341; Instrument maker: Bronen's Music1 «Web Site»; Date crafted: 1972 or before2; Date acquired: 19721; Primary scale: Diatonic Major1 (steps: 2–2–1–2–2–2–1) «Wikipedia»

Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss from the Bronen shop in the Bronx in person while in high school.1; Disposition: In the collection of Clint Goss.3

1 entered by Clint Goss
2 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
3 entered by Clint Goss on April 15, 2017

Maker: Robert Brandt

Robert Brandt High D Minor Native American Flute

Fundamental pitch (design): D51; Fingering sequence: 123–1231; Instrument maker: Robert Brandt1; Date crafted: November 21, 2004 or before2; Date acquired: November 21, 20041; Primary scale: Minor Pentatonic1 (steps: 3–2–2–3–2) «Wikipedia»

Provenance: Gifted to Clint Goss in person by the flute maker, Robert Brandt, at the Dallas flute retreat on November 21, 2004.1; Disposition: In the collection of Clint Goss.3

1 entered by Clint Goss
2 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
3 entered by Clint Goss on April 15, 2017

Maker: Roger Bennett

Roger Bennett Split Native American Flute

Instrument maker: Roger Bennett1; Date crafted: June 25, 2011 or before2; Date acquired: June 25, 20111

Provenance: Gift of the flute maker, Roger Bennett, to Clint Goss in person on June 25, 2011.1; Disposition: In the collection of Clint Goss.3

1 entered by Clint Goss
2 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
3 entered by Clint Goss on April 15, 2017

Maker: Romy Benton

Romy Benton Low A Minor Diatonic Bansuri

Fundamental pitch (design): A31; Fingering sequence: T123–1341; Instrument maker: Romy Benton1 «Web Site»; Date crafted: December 10, 2005 or before2; Date acquired: December 10, 20051; Primary scale: Diatonic Minor1 (steps: 2–1–2–2–1–2–2) «Wikipedia»

Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss by mail from the flute maker, Romy Benton, on December 10, 2005.1; Disposition: In the collection of Clint Goss.3

1 entered by Clint Goss
2 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
3 entered by Clint Goss on April 15, 2017

Romy Benton Low Eb Minor Bansuri

Fundamental pitch (design): Eb31; Fingering sequence: T2–T21; Instrument maker: Romy Benton1 «Web Site»; Date crafted: November 19, 2005 or before2; Date acquired: November 19, 20051; Primary scale: Minor Pentatonic1 (steps: 3–2–2–3–2) «Wikipedia»

Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss in person from Jeff Martindale at the Dallas Flute Retreat on November 19, 2005.1; Disposition: In the collection of Clint Goss.3

1 entered by Clint Goss
2 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
3 entered by Clint Goss on April 15, 2017

Romy Benton Mid-range C Minor Diatonic Bansuri

Fundamental pitch (design): C41; Fingering sequence: T123–1341; Instrument maker: Romy Benton1 «Web Site»; Date crafted: December 4, 2004 or before2; Date acquired: December 4, 20041; Primary scale: Diatonic Minor1 (steps: 2–1–2–2–1–2–2) «Wikipedia»

Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss by mail from the flute maker, Romy Benton, on December 4, 2004.1; Disposition: In the collection of Clint Goss.3

1 entered by Clint Goss
2 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
3 entered by Clint Goss on April 15, 2017

Maker: Saeed Bayome

Saeed Bayome Nay

Fingering sequence: 123–1231; Instrument maker: Saeed Bayome1; Date crafted: March 30, 2005 or before2; Date acquired: March 30, 20051

Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss in person from Shop 'Marco', Mohammed Ali St, Cairo, Egypt on March 30, 2005.1; Disposition: In the collection of Clint Goss.3

1 entered by Clint Goss
2 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
3 entered by Clint Goss on April 15, 2017

Saeed Bayome Nay

Fingering sequence: T123–1231; Instrument maker: Saeed Bayome1; Date crafted: March 30, 2005 or before2; Date acquired: March 30, 20051

Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss in person from Shop 'Marco', Mohammed Ali St, Cairo, Egypt on March 30, 2005.1; Disposition: In the collection of Clint Goss.3

1 entered by Clint Goss
2 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
3 entered by Clint Goss on April 15, 2017

Saeed Bayome Nay

Fingering sequence: T123–1231; Instrument maker: Saeed Bayome1; Date crafted: March 30, 2005 or before2; Date acquired: March 30, 20051

Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss in person from Shop 'Marco', Mohammed Ali St, Cairo, Egypt on March 30, 2005.1; Disposition: In the collection of Clint Goss.3

1 entered by Clint Goss
2 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
3 entered by Clint Goss on April 15, 2017

Maker: Zacciah Blackburn

Zacciah Blackburn Low Bb Minor Native American Flute

Fundamental pitch (design): Bb31; Fingering sequence: T14–131; Instrument maker: Zacciah Blackburn1 «Web Site»; Date crafted: November 4, 2001 or before2; Date acquired: November 4, 20011; Primary scale: Minor Pentatonic1 (steps: 3–2–2–3–2) «Wikipedia»; Overall length: 75.65±0.05 cm3

Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss from the flute maker, Zacciah Blackburn, in person on November 4, 2001.1; Disposition: In the collection of Clint Goss.4

1 entered by Clint Goss
2 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
3 Measured by Clint Goss on 2/15/2017: Valley brand stainless steel one-meter ruler using the metric scale.
4 entered by Clint Goss on April 15, 2017

Zacciah Blackburn Mid-range F Major Penta Native American Flute

Fundamental pitch (design): F41; Fingering sequence: T12–1231; Instrument maker: Zacciah Blackburn1 «Web Site»; Date crafted: November 4, 2001 or before2; Date acquired: November 4, 20011; Primary scale: Major Pentatonic1 (steps: 2–2–3–2–3) «Wikipedia»; Overall length: 49.40±0.05 cm3

Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss from the flute maker, Zacciah Blackburn, in person on November 4, 2001.1; Disposition: In the collection of Clint Goss.4

1 entered by Clint Goss
2 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
3 Measured by Clint Goss on 2/16/2017: Valley brand stainless steel one-meter ruler using the metric scale.
4 entered by Clint Goss on April 15, 2017

 
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