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Flute Catalog - C

Detailed information for a subset of flutes in the Flutopedia Flute Catalog whose source begins with the letter C. 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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Culture: Caddo

NMNH E175635: Caddo ~1896 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Caddo1,2; Date crafted: Before February 15, 18963; Accession date: February 15, 18961; Overall length: 39.053(±0.159) cm (⇇ 'L 15 3/8' in)4

Identification: NMNH Accession No. 0303411; Provenance: Not Given, Oklahoma, United States, North America1; Personnel: Collector: James Mooney; Donor: Bureau Of American Ethnology1; Disposition: In the National Museum of Natural History collection of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., catalog #E175635:.5; Remarks: FROM CARD: "ILLUS. IN BAE BULLETIN, 132, P1. 17-1, P. 232."1

For more information: Smithsonian Institution / Collections

1 Smithsonian Institution and the National Museum of Natural History catalog record as of February 26, 2017
2 [Wolf 2002]
3 entered by Clint Goss, based on the accession date.
4 [Wolf 2002] (original text: ‘L 15 3/8’)
5 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.

NMNH E360248: Caddo ~1931 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Caddo1,2; Date crafted: Before March 20, 19313; Accession date: March 20, 19311; Overall length: 55.880(±0.159) cm (⇇ 'L 22' in)4

Identification: NMNH Accession No. 1136051; Provenance: Not Given, Arkansas, United States, North America1; Personnel: Donor: Victor J. Evans1; Disposition: In the National Museum of Natural History collection of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., catalog #E360248:.5; Remarks: From card: "Direct flute; 6 vent holes."1

For more information: Smithsonian Institution / Collections

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

Payne #20: Caddo ~1965 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Caddo1,2; Date crafted: About 1960's2,3; Overall length: 55.245(±0.159) cm (⇇ 'L 21 3/4' in)4

Identification: Wolf item #20, photos #116-1211; Munn auction lot #2683; Auction history: October 21, 2005 by R. G. Munn Auctions: Sale price $110 ($139.4 including buyer's premium and tax), Estimate $400 - $800, Starting bid $2005; Remarks: Collected from Old Man Whitebeard, bird baffle block, listed in flute book [page 34, figure 72], 22” long.2

Cited in: [Payne 1999], page 34, figure 72

1 [Wolf 2003]
2 [Gatliff 2005]
3 Auction by R. G. Munn Auctions on October 21, 2005
4 [Wolf 2003] (original text: ‘L 21 3/4’)
5 R. G. Munn Auctions catalog record as of October 21, 2005

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Culture: Cayuga (Gayogohó:no’)

CMH III-I-449: Jack Spicer Cayuga (Gayogohó:no’) ~1912 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Cayuga (Gayogohó:no’)1 «Wikipedia»; Instrument maker: Jack Spicer1; Date crafted: 1912 or before1; Overall length: 41.5(±0.1) cm2

1 Canadian Museum of History catalog record as of April 14, 2017
2 Canadian Museum of History catalog record as of April 14, 2017 (original text: ‘Length 41.5 cm, Width 3.5 cm, Thickness 4.7 cm’)

Image courtesy of the Canadian History Museum. Image courtesy of the Canadian History Museum. Image courtesy of the Canadian History Museum.

CMH III-I-450: Daylight Davis Cayuga (Gayogohó:no’) ~1912 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Cayuga (Gayogohó:no’)1 «Wikipedia»; Instrument maker: Daylight Davis2; Date crafted: 1912 or before2; Overall length: 47.0(±0.1) cm3

1 Canadian Museum of History catalog record as of April 14, 2017 (original text: ‘Gayogho:no culture, Gwe-u'-gweh-o-no' culture, Haudenosaunee culture’)
2 Canadian Museum of History catalog record as of April 14, 2017
3 Canadian Museum of History catalog record as of April 14, 2017 (original text: ‘Length 47.0 cm, Outside Diameter 3.0 cm’)

Image courtesy of the Canadian History Museum. Image courtesy of the Canadian History Museum. Image courtesy of the Canadian History Museum.

CMH III-I-75: Cayuga (Gayogohó:no’) ~1911 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Cayuga (Gayogohó:no’)1 «Wikipedia»; Date crafted: 1911 or before2; Overall length: 35.1(±0.1) cm3

1 Canadian Museum of History catalog record as of April 14, 2017 (original text: ‘Gayogho:no culture, Gwe-u'-gweh-o-no' culture’)
2 Canadian Museum of History catalog record as of April 14, 2017
3 Canadian Museum of History catalog record as of April 14, 2017 (original text: ‘Length 35.1 cm, Outside Diameter 3.1 cm’)

Image courtesy of the Canadian History Museum. Image courtesy of the Canadian History Museum. Image courtesy of the Canadian History Museum.

CMH III-I-76: Cayuga (Gayogohó:no’) ~1911 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Cayuga (Gayogohó:no’)1 «Wikipedia»; Date crafted: 1911 or before1

1 Canadian Museum of History catalog record as of April 14, 2017

Image courtesy of the Canadian History Museum.

Culture: Cherokee (ᎠᏂᏴᏫᏯ)

Hawk Littlejohn Cherokee (ᎠᏂᏴᏫᏯ) 1992 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Cherokee (ᎠᏂᏴᏫᏯ)1 «Wikipedia»; Instrument maker: Hawk Littlejohn1 — Cherokee (ᎠᏂᏴᏫᏯ) (1941–2000) «Wikipedia»; Date crafted: 19921

Remarks: Flutes made by Hawk Littlejohn are highly prized by some collectors. Here’s one made of Eastern Red Cedar from way back in 1992. It comes with its original flute bag, with Hawk’s business card and signature sweetgrass braid still attached. It’s pricy, but it might be worth a look. For more information, take a look at the auction page.1

1 Auction by FluteWatch on February 24, 2015

Image courtesy of Jon Norris

NMAI 26/4550: James Gilliland Cherokee (ᎠᏂᏴᏫᏯ) 2001 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Cherokee (ᎠᏂᏴᏫᏯ)1 «Wikipedia»; Instrument maker: James Gilliland1 — Cherokee (ᎠᏂᏴᏫᏯ) «Web Site»; Date crafted: 20011; Overall length: 38.5(±0.5) cm2; Materials: Cane, commercial suede thong, vegetal fiber, lacquer1

Provenance: Formerly in the collection of the artist; given to Commander John Bennett Herrington (Chickasaw, b.1958, US Navy and the first astronaut enrolled in an American Indian tribe) at an unknown date; carried and played by Herrington aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavor between November 23 and December 7, 2002 (mission STS-113 to the International Space Station); donated to NMAI in 2004 by Commander Herrington.1; Disposition: In the National Museum of the American Indian collection in Washington, DC, catalog #26/4550.3; Remarks: Place:Madison; Madison County; Alabama; USA1

1 National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution catalog record as of August 28, 2010
2 National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution catalog record as of August 28, 2010 (original text: ‘Dimensions: 38.5 x 3 x 3 cm’)
3 entered by Clint Goss on April 6, 2017

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NMAI 26/6392: Frank Taylor Cherokee (ᎠᏂᏴᏫᏯ) ~2006 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Cherokee (ᎠᏂᏴᏫᏯ)1 «Wikipedia»; Instrument maker: Frank Taylor1 — Cherokee (ᎠᏂᏴᏫᏯ) «Web Site»; Date crafted: 2005 – 20071; Overall length: 55.6(±0.1) cm2; Materials: Wood, varnish, wool cloth, commercial suede thong, thread1

Provenance: Presented to NMAI Director W. Richard West, Jr. by the artist on the occasion of Mr. West's retirement in 2007; transferred to the NMAI collections the same year.1; Disposition: In the National Museum of the American Indian collection in Washington, DC, catalog #26/6392.3; Remarks: Place: Henagar; De Kalb County; Alabama; USA. Techniques: Carved, drilled, sewn, varnished.1

1 National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution catalog record as of August 28, 2010
2 National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution catalog record as of August 28, 2010 (original text: ‘Dimensions: 55.6 x 5.5 x 59.2 cm’)
3 entered by Clint Goss on April 6, 2017

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Payne #10: John Ballard Cherokee (ᎠᏂᏴᏫᏯ) 1960 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Cherokee (ᎠᏂᏴᏫᏯ)1,2 «Wikipedia»; Instrument maker: John Ballard1,2,3 — Cherokee (ᎠᏂᏴᏫᏯ); Date crafted: 19601; About 1960's2,3; Overall length: 61.595(±0.159) cm (⇇ 'L 24 1/4' in)4

Identification: Munn auction lot #1163; Wolf item #10, photos #56-631; Auction history: October 21, 2005 by R. G. Munn Auctions: Sale price $350 ($443.54 including buyer's premium and tax), Estimate $400 - $700, Starting bid $2005; Remarks: Painted bird head design, made by John Ballard, 24” long.2

1 [Wolf 2003]
2 [Gatliff 2005]
3 Auction by R. G. Munn Auctions on October 21, 2005
4 [Wolf 2003] (original text: ‘L 24 1/4’)
5 R. G. Munn Auctions catalog record as of October 21, 2005

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Payne #56: Cherokee (ᎠᏂᏴᏫᏯ) ~1955 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Cherokee (ᎠᏂᏴᏫᏯ)1 «Wikipedia»; Date crafted: About 1950's1,2

Identification: Munn auction lot #7482; Auction history: October 22, 2005 by R. G. Munn Auctions: Sale price $70 ($88.71 including buyer's premium and tax), Estimate $250 - $350, Starting bid $1253; Remarks: Made of cane, hide wrap, 26” long.1

1 [Gatliff 2005]
2 Auction by R. G. Munn Auctions on October 22, 2005
3 R. G. Munn Auctions catalog record as of October 22, 2005

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Culture: Cheyenne

AMNH 50 / 5511: Cheyenne ~1904 Bird Call

Crafting culture: Cheyenne1; Date crafted: 1904 or before2; Date acquired: 19041; Overall length: 51.0(±0.5) cm3; Materials: WOOD, FEATHER, QUILLS, HIDE, CLOTH, SINEW, PIGMENT1

Provenance: USA1; Personnel: Donor: Dr. George B. Grinnell (Purchase)1; Disposition: In the American Museum of Natural History collection in New York City, catalog #50 / 5511.4

For more information: American Museum of Natural History / Anthropology Collections

1 American Museum of Natural History catalog record as of March 24, 2017
2 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
3 American Museum of Natural History catalog record as of March 24, 2017 (original text: ‘FLUTE) L:51 D:3 (FEATHER PENDANT) L:38 W:7 H:2.5 (in CM)’)
4 entered by Clint Goss on March 24, 2017

Image courtesy of the American Museum of Natural History. Image courtesy of the American Museum of Natural History.

DCM 150: Cheyenne ~1920 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Cheyenne1,2; Date crafted: Before September 16, 19203; Date acquired: September 16, 19201; Overall length: 61.70(±0.05) cm1; 62.548(±0.159) cm (⇇ 'L 24 5/8' in)4; Materials: Wood, nickel silver ferrules, lead flue plate, leather thong, feathers.1

Provenance: From Harvey's Curio Store, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 16 Sept. 1920.1; Disposition: In the Dayton C. Miller collection of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., cataloged as DCM 150:.5; Remarks: Dayton C. Miller ledger entry: "Cheyenne." The flue cover is also glued into position and the lead flue plate is tied separately into position further down the tube to form the edge. Incised, carved designs include stag's head, bison(?) head, tortoise, bird, two centipedes, snake, sun and moon, leaf and branch. The lashings terminate in long decorative strands, those at the end incorporate feathers. Possibly original or not, the bottom end has a brazed-seam, wide nickel silver ferrule, and the mouthpipe has a brazed-seam narrow silver ferrule.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 [Wolf 2002]
3 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
4 [Wolf 2002] (original text: ‘L 24 5/8’)
5 entered by Clint Goss on February 23, 2017

Image courtesy of the Library of Congress.

NMNH E165925: Cheyenne ~1893 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Cheyenne1,2; Date crafted: Before December 25, 18933; Accession date: December 25, 18931; Overall length: 51.118(±0.159) cm (⇇ 'L 20 1/8' in)4

Identification: NMNH Accession No. 0266741; Provenance: United States, North America1; Personnel: Collector and Donor: Rev. Heinrich Richert Voth1; Disposition: In the National Museum of Natural History collection of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., catalog #E165925:.5

For more information: Smithsonian Institution / Collections

1 Smithsonian Institution and the National Museum of Natural History catalog record as of February 26, 2017
2 [Wolf 2002]
3 entered by Clint Goss, based on the accession date.
4 [Wolf 2002] (original text: ‘L 20 1/8’)
5 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.

NMNH E385932: Cheyenne ~1947 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Cheyenne1; Southern Cheyenne2; Date crafted: Before November 14, 19473; Accession date: November 14, 19471; Overall length: 52.070(±0.159) cm (⇇ 'L 20 1/2' in)4

Identification: NMNH Accession No. 1776721; Provenance: Not Given, Oklahoma, United States, North America1; Personnel: Collector: Brig. Gen. James Denver Glennan; Donor: Frances Glennan and Jennie Glennan1; Disposition: In the National Museum of Natural History collection of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., catalog #E385932:.5

For more information: Smithsonian Institution / Collections

1 Smithsonian Institution and the National Museum of Natural History catalog record as of February 26, 2017
2 [Wolf 2002]
3 entered by Clint Goss, based on the accession date.
4 [Wolf 2002] (original text: ‘L 20 1/2’)
5 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.

Payne #19: Bert Yellow Eyes Cheyenne 1950 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Cheyenne1,2; Instrument maker: Bert Yellow Eyes1,2,3 — Cheyenne; Date crafted: About 1950's2,3; 19501; Overall length: 55.880(±0.159) cm (⇇ 'L 22' in)4

Identification: Munn auction lot #4353; Wolf item #19, photos #110-1151; Auction history: October 22, 2005 by R. G. Munn Auctions: Sale price $1,200 ($1,520.7 including buyer's premium and tax), Estimate $600 - $1,100, Starting bid $3002; Remarks: Made by Bert Yellow Eyes, incised design, baffle is made of wood from Roman Nose Park, listed in flute book, 22” long.2

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

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PBH 984-12-10/58268: Cheyenne 1875 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Cheyenne1; Date crafted: 18752; Overall length: 40.5(±0.5) cm3

Provenance: Donor: Russell Barber (1984), Collector: Barclay F. Ratcliff (1875), Geography/Provenience: North America/United States/Wyoming, North America/United States/Montana, Geo-Locale: Arapaho Reservation; Cheyenne Reservation2; Disposition: In the Peabody Museum of Harvard, cataloged as #984-12-10/58268.4; Remarks: Inventory Description: Flute, hollowed, perforated body, wrapped leather, carved horse? Attached. Object Description: Flute, of hollowed wood;with leather thongs tied around it; with 4 holes and decorative appendage. len: 40 cm.2

1 Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University catalog record as of April 14, 2017 (original text: ‘Cheyenne? Arapaho?’)
2 Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University catalog record as of April 14, 2017
3 Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University catalog record as of April 14, 2017 (original text: ‘Overall: 40.5 x 6.7 x 4 cm (15 15/16 x 2 5/8 x 1 9/16 in.)’)
4 entered by Clint Goss on April 14, 2017

Image courtesy of The Peabody Museum

TL-WSU #1: Cheyenne ~1912 Mid-range G Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Cheyenne1; Date crafted: About 19121; Overall length: 52.5(±0.1) cm (⇇ 525 mm)1

Provenance: From the collection of Thurlow Lieurance. Restored to playing condition by Dr. Richard W. Payne in 1989.1; Personnel: former owner: John Turkey Legs2; Disposition: In the Thurlow Lieruance collection at Wichita State University.3; In the collection of the Wichita State University since May 17, 1990.4

1 [Hensley 2002], page 10
2 Entry by Clint Goss on 4/7/2017 from [Hensley 2002], page 10, based on a letter from Vernon McNeil, September 29, 1989, cited in [Hensley 2002].
3 entered by Clint Goss on 2002
4 [Hensley 2002], page 4

Culture: Chinese (中国)

Chinese (中国) Dizi

Crafting culture: Chinese (中国)1; Date crafted: June 15, 2005 or before2; Date acquired: June 15, 20051

Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss from the estate of Richard W. Payne at an EBay auction on June 15, 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

Chinese (中国) Major Hexatonic Xiao

Fingering sequence: T123–12341; Crafting culture: Chinese (中国)1; Date crafted: October 18, 2003 or before2; Date acquired: October 18, 20031; Primary scale: Major Hexatonic3 (steps: 2–2–1–2–2–3)

Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss by mail from Gary Stroutsos who obtained it from 'Mr. Lu', an importer in San Francisto, on October 18, 2003.1; Disposition: In the collection of Clint Goss.4

1 entered by Clint Goss
2 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
3 entered by Clint Goss (original text: ‘"F" (Cmaj)’)
4 entered by Clint Goss on April 15, 2017

Chinese (中国) Major Hexatonic Xiao

Fingering sequence: 123–1231; Crafting culture: Chinese (中国)1; Date crafted: January 11, 2003 or before2; Date acquired: January 11, 20031; Primary scale: Major Hexatonic3 (steps: 2–2–1–2–2–3)

Provenance: Gifted to Clint Goss from Laya Bachs Gali on January 11, 2003.1; Disposition: In the collection of Clint Goss.4

1 entered by Clint Goss
2 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
3 entered by Clint Goss (original text: ‘"Bb" (Fmaj)’)
4 entered by Clint Goss on April 15, 2017

Chinese (中国) Mid-range A Major Hexatonic Dizi

Fundamental pitch (design): A41; Fingering sequence: T123–12342; Crafting culture: Chinese (中国)2; Date crafted: April 8, 2006 or before3; Date acquired: April 8, 20062; Primary scale: Major Hexatonic4 (steps: 2–2–1–2–2–3)

Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss in person at the Hangzhou Yuetong Musical Instrument Shop, 213 Jiefang Road, Hangzhou, China (phone 0571-87072809) on April 8, 2006.2; Disposition: In the collection of Clint Goss.5

1 entered by Clint Goss, provisional - this entry needs to be checked!
2 entered by Clint Goss
3 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
4 entered by Clint Goss (original text: ‘"D" (Amaj)’)
5 entered by Clint Goss on April 15, 2017

Chinese (中国) Mid-range A Major Hexatonic Dizi

Fundamental pitch (design): A41; Fingering sequence: 123–1232; Crafting culture: Chinese (中国)2; Date crafted: March 31, 2006 or before3; Date acquired: March 31, 20062; Primary scale: Major Hexatonic4 (steps: 2–2–1–2–2–3)

Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss in person from Chongde Musical on Jinling Donglu, Shanghai, China on March 31, 2006.2; Disposition: In the collection of Clint Goss.5

1 entered by Clint Goss, provisional - this entry needs to be checked!
2 entered by Clint Goss
3 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
4 entered by Clint Goss (original text: ‘"D" (Amaj)’)
5 entered by Clint Goss on April 15, 2017

Chinese (中国) Mid-range C Bawu

Fundamental pitch (design): C41; Fingering sequence: T123–1231; Crafting culture: Chinese (中国)1; Date crafted: April 25, 2006 or before2; Date acquired: April 25, 20061; Primary scale: Scottish Hexatonic1 (steps: 2–2–1–2–2–3)

Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss in person from a department store, Second floor, #233 Wangfujing Dajie, Beijing, China on April 25, 2006.1; Disposition: Gifted from Clint Goss to Mary Knysh at Music for People.3

1 entered by Clint Goss
2 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
3 entered by Clint Goss on May 2006

Chinese (中国) Mid-range C Major Hexatonic Bawu

Fundamental pitch (design): C41; Fingering sequence: T123–1232; Crafting culture: Chinese (中国)2; Date crafted: March 18, 2006 or before3; Date acquired: March 18, 20062; Primary scale: Major Hexatonic4 (steps: 2–2–1–2–2–3)

Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss in person from a music shop at the North end of string of shops, Xinjiekou Nan Dajie (新街口南大街), Beijing, China on March 18, 2006.2; Disposition: In the collection of Clint Goss.5

1 entered by Clint Goss, provisional - this entry needs to be checked!
2 entered by Clint Goss
3 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
4 entered by Clint Goss (original text: ‘"F" (Cmaj)’)
5 entered by Clint Goss on April 15, 2017

Chinese (中国) Mid-range C Major Hexatonic Bawu

Fundamental pitch (design): C41; Fingering sequence: T123–1232; Crafting culture: Chinese (中国)2; Date crafted: March 16, 2006 or before3; Date acquired: March 16, 20062; Primary scale: Major Hexatonic4 (steps: 2–2–1–2–2–3)

Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss in person from a department store, #233 Wangfujing Dajie, Beijing, China on March 16, 2006.2; Disposition: In the collection of Clint Goss.5

1 entered by Clint Goss, provisional - this entry needs to be checked!
2 entered by Clint Goss
3 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
4 entered by Clint Goss (original text: ‘"F" (Cmaj)’)
5 entered by Clint Goss on April 15, 2017

Chinese (中国) Mid-range C Major Hexatonic Bawu

Fundamental pitch (design): C41; Fingering sequence: T123–1232; Crafting culture: Chinese (中国)2; Date crafted: March 16, 2006 or before3; Date acquired: March 16, 20062; Primary scale: Major Hexatonic4 (steps: 2–2–1–2–2–3)

Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss in person from a department store, #233 Wangfujing Dajie, Beijing, China on March 16, 2006.2; Disposition: Gifted from Clint Goss to Barry Higgins.5

1 entered by Clint Goss, provisional - this entry needs to be checked!
2 entered by Clint Goss
3 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
4 entered by Clint Goss (original text: ‘"F" (Cmaj)’)
5 entered by Clint Goss on May 16, 2007

Chinese (中国) Mid-range C Major Hexatonic Dual-Chamber Hulusi

Fundamental pitch (design): C41; Fingering sequence: T123–1232; Crafting culture: Chinese (中国)2; Date crafted: March 16, 2006 or before3; Date acquired: March 16, 20062; Primary scale: Major Hexatonic4 (steps: 2–2–1–2–2–3)

Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss in person from a department store, #233 Wangfujing Dajie, Beijing, China on March 16, 2006.2; Disposition: Gifted by Clint Goss to Julie Weber at Music for People.5

1 entered by Clint Goss, provisional - this entry needs to be checked!
2 entered by Clint Goss
3 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
4 entered by Clint Goss (original text: ‘"F" (Cmaj)’)
5 entered by Clint Goss on May 2006

Chinese (中国) Mid-range C Major Hexatonic Xiao

Fundamental pitch (design): C41; Fingering sequence: T123–12342; Crafting culture: Chinese (中国)2; Date crafted: April 8, 2006 or before3; Date acquired: April 8, 20062; Primary scale: Major Hexatonic4 (steps: 2–2–1–2–2–3)

Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss in person at the Hangzhou Yuetong Musical Instrument Shop, 213 Jiefang Road, Hangzhou, China (phone 0571-87072809) on April 8, 2006.2; Disposition: In the collection of Clint Goss.5

1 entered by Clint Goss, provisional - this entry needs to be checked!
2 entered by Clint Goss
3 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
4 entered by Clint Goss (original text: ‘"F" (Cmixo)’)
5 entered by Clint Goss on April 15, 2017

Chinese (中国) Mid-range D Major Diatonic Bawu

Fundamental pitch (design): D41; Fingering sequence: T123–1231; Crafting culture: Chinese (中国)1; Date crafted: November 22, 2004 or before2; Date acquired: November 22, 20041; Primary scale: Diatonic Major1 (steps: 2–2–1–2–2–2–1) «Wikipedia»

Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss in person from Chen Tao on November 22, 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

Chinese (中国) Mid-range D Major Diatonic Bawu

Fundamental pitch (design): D41; Fingering sequence: T123–1231; Crafting culture: Chinese (中国)1; Date crafted: October 12, 2004 or before2; Date acquired: October 12, 20041; Primary scale: Diatonic Major1 (steps: 2–2–1–2–2–2–1) «Wikipedia»

Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss in person from Ray Man's shop in North London on October 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

Chinese (中国) Mid-range D Major Diatonic Xiao

Fundamental pitch (design): D41; Fingering sequence: T12–1231; Crafting culture: Chinese (中国)1; Date crafted: October 12, 2004 or before2; Date acquired: October 12, 20041; Primary scale: Diatonic Major1 (steps: 2–2–1–2–2–2–1) «Wikipedia»

Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss in person from Ray Man's shop in North London on October 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

Chinese (中国) Mid-range D Major Hexatonic Bawu

Fundamental pitch (design): D41; Fingering sequence: 123–1232; Crafting culture: Chinese (中国)2; Date crafted: April 3, 2006 or before3; Date acquired: April 3, 20062; Primary scale: Major Hexatonic4 (steps: 2–2–1–2–2–3)

Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss in person in a store in Yu Gardens, Shanghai, China on April 3, 2006.2; Disposition: In the collection of Clint Goss.5

1 entered by Clint Goss, provisional - this entry needs to be checked!
2 entered by Clint Goss
3 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
4 entered by Clint Goss (original text: ‘"G" (Dmaj)’)
5 entered by Clint Goss on April 15, 2017

Chinese (中国) Mid-range D Major Hexatonic Bawu

Fundamental pitch (design): D41; Fingering sequence: T123–1232; Crafting culture: Chinese (中国)2; Date crafted: March 16, 2006 or before3; Date acquired: March 16, 20062; Primary scale: Major Hexatonic4 (steps: 2–2–1–2–2–3)

Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss in person from a department store, #233 Wangfujing Dajie, Beijing, China on March 16, 2006.2; Disposition: In the collection of Clint Goss.5

1 entered by Clint Goss, provisional - this entry needs to be checked!
2 entered by Clint Goss
3 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
4 entered by Clint Goss (original text: ‘"G" (Dmaj)’)
5 entered by Clint Goss on April 15, 2017

Chinese (中国) Mid-range D Major Hexatonic Bawu

Fundamental pitch (design): D41; Fingering sequence: T123–1231; Crafting culture: Chinese (中国)1; Date crafted: April 25, 2006 or before2; Date acquired: April 25, 20061; Primary scale: Major Hexatonic1 (steps: 2–2–1–2–2–3)

Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss in person from a department store, Second floor, #233 Wangfujing Dajie, Beijing, China on April 25, 2006.1; 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

Chinese (中国) Mid-range D Major Hexatonic Dizi

Fundamental pitch (design): D41; Fingering sequence: 123–12342; Crafting culture: Chinese (中国)2; Date crafted: March 31, 2006 or before3; Date acquired: March 31, 20062; Primary scale: Major Hexatonic4 (steps: 2–2–1–2–2–3)

Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss in person from Chongde Musical on Jinling Donglu, Shanghai, China on March 31, 2006.2; Disposition: In the collection of Clint Goss.5

1 entered by Clint Goss, provisional - this entry needs to be checked!
2 entered by Clint Goss
3 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
4 entered by Clint Goss (original text: ‘"G" (Dmaj)’)
5 entered by Clint Goss on April 15, 2017

Chinese (中国) Mid-range F Major Hexatonic Dual-Chamber Hulusi

Fundamental pitch (design): F41; Fingering sequence: T123–1232; Crafting culture: Chinese (中国)2; Date crafted: April 25, 2006 or before3; Date acquired: April 25, 20062; Primary scale: Major Hexatonic4 (steps: 2–2–1–2–2–3)

Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss in person from Mr. Zhang Guo Zhu, Music Shop, 102 Xinjiekou Nan Dajie (新街口南大街), Beijing, China on April 25, 2006.2; Disposition: In the collection of Clint Goss.5

1 entered by Clint Goss, provisional - this entry needs to be checked!
2 entered by Clint Goss
3 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
4 entered by Clint Goss (original text: ‘"Bb" (Fmaj)’)
5 entered by Clint Goss on April 15, 2017

Chinese (中国) Mid-range G Major Hexatonic Dizi

Fundamental pitch (design): G41; Fingering sequence: 123–1232; Crafting culture: Chinese (中国)2; Date crafted: March 31, 2006 or before3; Date acquired: March 31, 20062; Primary scale: Major Hexatonic4 (steps: 2–2–1–2–2–3)

Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss in person from Chongde Musical on Jinling Donglu, Shanghai, China on March 31, 2006.2; Disposition: In the collection of Clint Goss.5

1 entered by Clint Goss, provisional - this entry needs to be checked!
2 entered by Clint Goss
3 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
4 entered by Clint Goss (original text: ‘"C" (Gmaj)’)
5 entered by Clint Goss on April 15, 2017

Chinese (中国) Mid-range G Major Hexatonic Dual-Chamber Hulusi

Fundamental pitch (design): G41; Fingering sequence: T123–1232; Crafting culture: Chinese (中国)2; Date crafted: April 25, 2006 or before3; Date acquired: April 25, 20062; Primary scale: Major Hexatonic4 (steps: 2–2–1–2–2–3)

Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss in person from Mr. Zhang Guo Zhu, Music Shop, 102 Xinjiekou Nan Dajie (新街口南大街), Beijing, China on April 25, 2006.2; Disposition: In the collection of Clint Goss.5

1 entered by Clint Goss, provisional - this entry needs to be checked!
2 entered by Clint Goss
3 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
4 entered by Clint Goss (original text: ‘"C" (Gmaj)’)
5 entered by Clint Goss on April 15, 2017

Lin Shun Sheng Chinese (中国) Mid-range C Mixolydian Xiao

Fundamental pitch (design): C41; Fingering sequence: T123–12341; Crafting culture: Chinese (中国)1; Instrument maker: Lin Shun Sheng1; Date crafted: April 25, 2006 or before2; Date acquired: April 25, 20061; Primary scale: Mixolydian1 (steps: 2–2–1–2–2–1–2) «Wikipedia»

Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss in person from Mr. Zhang Guo Zhu, Music Shop, 102 Xinjiekou Nan Dajie (新街口南大街), Beijing, China on April 25, 2006.1; 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: Choctaw

Choctaw Overtone Flute

Crafting culture: Choctaw1 «Wikipedia»; Date acquired: June 15, 20051

Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss from the estate of Richard W. Payne at an EBay auction on June 15, 2005.1; Disposition: In the collection of Clint Goss.2

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

Culture: Cochiti Pueblo

AMNH 50.1 / 5059: Cochiti Pueblo ~1911 Rim-blown Flute

Crafting culture: Cochiti Pueblo1 «Wikipedia»; Date crafted: 1911 or before2; Date acquired: 19111; Overall length: 116.5(±0.5) cm3; Materials: CANE, GOURD, FEATHERS, STRING, CLOTH1

Provenance: NM, SANDOVAL COUNTY, COCHITI PUEBLO, Plains, Southwest, USA1; Personnel: Donor: Dr. Herbert J. Spinden (Expedition)1; Disposition: In the American Museum of Natural History collection in New York City, catalog #50.1 / 5059.4

For more information: American Museum of Natural History / Anthropology Collections

1 American Museum of Natural History catalog record as of March 24, 2017
2 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
3 American Museum of Natural History catalog record as of March 24, 2017 (original text: ‘A) L:116.5 D:2.5 B) L:22 W:13 H:5 (in CM)’)
4 entered by Clint Goss on March 24, 2017

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Culture: Comanche (Nʉmʉnʉʉ)

AMNH 50.1 / 6396: Comanche (Nʉmʉnʉʉ) ~1911 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Comanche (Nʉmʉnʉʉ)1 «Wikipedia»; Date crafted: 1911 or before2; Date acquired: 19111; Overall length: 48.3(±0.5) cm3; Materials: WOOD, HIDE, METAL1

Identification: AMNH Field No. 2151; Provenance: USA1; Personnel: Donor: Dr. Pliny E. Goddard1; Disposition: In the American Museum of Natural History collection in New York City, catalog #50.1 / 6396.4

For more information: American Museum of Natural History / Anthropology Collections

1 American Museum of Natural History catalog record as of March 24, 2017
2 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
3 American Museum of Natural History catalog record as of March 24, 2017 (original text: ‘L:48.3 W:6 H:3.5 (in CM)’)
4 entered by Clint Goss on March 24, 2017

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NMNH E270086: Comanche (Nʉmʉnʉʉ) ~1911 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Comanche (Nʉmʉnʉʉ)1,2 «Wikipedia»; Date crafted: Before June 29, 19113; Accession date: June 29, 19111; Overall length: 53.340(±0.159) cm (⇇ 'L 21' in)4

Identification: NMNH Accession No. 0529331; Provenance: United States (not certain), North America1; Personnel: Collectors: Capt. Allyn K. Capron and Mrs. Lillian Capron; Donor: Mrs. Allyn K. Capron1; Disposition: In the National Museum of Natural History collection of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., catalog #E270086:.5

For more information: Smithsonian Institution / Collections

1 Smithsonian Institution and the National Museum of Natural History catalog record as of February 26, 2017
2 [Wolf 2002]
3 entered by Clint Goss, based on the accession date.
4 [Wolf 2002] (original text: ‘L 21’)
5 entered by Clint Goss on February 26, 2017

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Payne #11: Edward Wapp Comanche (Nʉmʉnʉʉ) 1980 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Comanche (Nʉmʉnʉʉ)1,2 «Wikipedia»; Instrument maker: Edward R. Wapp1,2,3 — Comanche (Nʉmʉnʉʉ) / Sac and Fox (Thakiwaki) (–2016); Date crafted: 19801; About 1980's2,3; Overall length: 44.133(±0.159) cm (⇇ 'L 17 3/8' in)4

Identification: Munn auction lot #8113; Wolf item #11, photos #64-691; Auction history: October 22, 2005 by R. G. Munn Auctions: Sale price $150 ($190.09 including buyer's premium and tax), Estimate $450 - $700, Starting bid $2255; Remarks: Made by Ed Wapp, teacher at an Indian school in Oklahoma. Pine, hide wrapped, 17” long.2

1 [Wolf 2003]
2 [Gatliff 2005]
3 Auction by R. G. Munn Auctions on October 22, 2005
4 [Wolf 2003] (original text: ‘L 17 3/8’)
5 R. G. Munn Auctions catalog record as of October 22, 2005

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Payne #14: Doc Tate Nevaquaya Comanche (Nʉmʉnʉʉ) ~1960 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Comanche (Nʉmʉnʉʉ)1,2 «Wikipedia»; Instrument maker: Doc Tate Nevaquaya1,2,3 — Comanche (Nʉmʉnʉʉ) (1932–1996); Date crafted: About 1950's – 1960's2,3; Overall length: 55.563(±0.159) cm (⇇ 'L 21 7/8' in)4

Identification: Wolf item #14, photos #81-871; Munn auction lot #10233; Auction history: October 23, 2005 by R. G. Munn Auctions: Sale price $3,250 ($4,118.56 including buyer's premium and tax), Estimate $1,000 - $1,800, Starting bid $5005; Disposition: In the collection of Robert and Julia Gatliff.6; Remarks: First flute made by Doc Tate Nevaquaya, juniper with a narrow bore, beaded wrap, stylized bird block and copper spacer, warbles nicely, listed in flute book [page 39, figure 52], 22” long.2

1 [Wolf 2003]
2 [Gatliff 2005]
3 Auction by R. G. Munn Auctions on October 23, 2005
4 [Wolf 2003] (original text: ‘L 21 7/8’)
5 R. G. Munn Auctions catalog record as of October 23, 2005
6 Personal communication: to Clint Goss on March 27, 2017

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Culture: Crow

DCM 536a: Crow ~1925 Bird Whistle

Crafting culture: Crow1 «Wikipedia»; Date crafted: Before December 23, 19252; Date acquired: December 23, 19251; Overall length: 20.10(±0.05) cm1; Materials: Bone.1

Provenance: From N. E. Carter, Elkhorn, Wisconsin, 23 Dec. 1925.1; Disposition: In the Dayton C. Miller collection of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., cataloged as DCM 536a:.3; Remarks: Dayton C. Miller ledger entry: "Crow Indian."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

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DCM 536b: Crow ~1925 Bird Whistle

Crafting culture: Crow1 «Wikipedia»; Date crafted: Before December 23, 19252; Date acquired: December 23, 19251; Overall length: 22.15(±0.05) cm1; Materials: Bone.1

Provenance: From N. E. Carter, Elkhorn, Wisconsin, 23 Dec. 1925.1; Disposition: In the Dayton C. Miller collection of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., cataloged as DCM 536b:.3; Remarks: Dayton C. Miller ledger entry: "Crow Indian."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

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Payne #17: Hugh Little Owl Crow ~1960 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Crow1,2 «Wikipedia»; Instrument maker: Hugh Little Owl1,2,3 — Crow; Date crafted: About 1950's – 1960's2,3; Date acquired: 19751; Overall length: 58.896(±0.159) cm (⇇ 'L 23 3/16' in)4

Identification: Munn auction lot #1763; Wolf item #17, photos #99-1031; Auction history: October 21, 2005 by R. G. Munn Auctions: Sale price $225 ($285.13 including buyer's premium and tax), Estimate $400 - $800, Starting bid $2005; Remarks: Made by Hugh Little Owl, he lived next to Custer battle field, listed in flute book, 23” long.2

1 [Wolf 2003]
2 [Gatliff 2005]
3 Auction by R. G. Munn Auctions on October 21, 2005
4 [Wolf 2003] (original text: ‘L 23 3/16’)
5 R. G. Munn Auctions catalog record as of October 21, 2005

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PBH 985-27-10/60335: Crow 0 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Crow1 «Wikipedia»; Date crafted: 19th century1; Overall length: 33.1(±0.1) cm2

Provenance: Donor: William H. Claflin, Jr. (? - 1985), Collector: William Wildschut (? - ?), Collector: William H. Claflin, Jr. (? - 1985)1; Disposition: In the Peabody Museum of Harvard, cataloged as #985-27-10/60335.3; Remarks: Inventory Description: Flute, cylindrical, hollow, square perforation, wrapped with cotton, strap. Object Description: Plains flute. Made from reed split in half, hollowed out and put back together. Wrapped in places w/ cloth and string loop of leather, possibly to go around neck. 33.1x1.6 cm.1

1 Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University catalog record as of April 14, 2017
2 Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University catalog record as of April 14, 2017 (original text: ‘Overall: 33.1 x 1.6 x 1.7 cm (13 1/16 x 5/8 x 11/16 in.)’)
3 entered by Clint Goss on April 14, 2017

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Vernon 535: Crow ~1888 Wrapped-Block Whistle

Fingering sequence: 1; Crafting culture: Crow2 «Wikipedia»; Date crafted: About 1875 – 19003; Overall length: 40.5(±0.5) cm4

Provenance: Received from the Jackson Hole Preserve on April 23, 1968, and cataloged by Joel H. Bernstein in August, September, or December of 1973.4; Disposition: In the David T. Vernon Indian Arts Collection at the Colter Bay Indian Arts Museum at Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming. In November 2011, it was relocated to the Western Archaeological and Conservation Center in Tuscon, Arizona.5

For more information: Flutopedia: Native American Flutes in the David T. Vernon Indian Arts Collection

1 entered by Clint Goss
2 David T. Vernon Indian Arts Collection catalog record as of May 16, 2011 (original text: ‘Crow [?] [General Gt. Lakes / Prairies]’)
3 David T. Vernon Indian Arts Collection catalog record as of May 16, 2011 (original text: ‘ca. 1875—1900’)
4 David T. Vernon Indian Arts Collection catalog record as of May 16, 2011
5 entered by Clint Goss on May 16, 2011

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Vernon 733: Crow ~1888 Wrapped-Block Whistle

Fingering sequence: 1; Crafting culture: Crow2 «Wikipedia»; Date crafted: About 1875 – 19003; Overall length: 47.5(±0.5) cm4

Provenance: Received from the Jackson Hole Preserve on April 23, 1968, and cataloged by Joel H. Bernstein in August, September, or December of 1973.5; Disposition: In the David T. Vernon Indian Arts Collection at the Colter Bay Indian Arts Museum at Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming. In November 2011, it was relocated to the Western Archaeological and Conservation Center in Tuscon, Arizona.6

For more information: Flutopedia: Native American Flutes in the David T. Vernon Indian Arts Collection

1 entered by Clint Goss
2 David T. Vernon Indian Arts Collection catalog record as of May 16, 2011 (original text: ‘Crow [Prairie Siouan Ponca Osaga]’)
3 David T. Vernon Indian Arts Collection catalog record as of May 16, 2011 (original text: ‘ca. 1875—1900’)
4 David T. Vernon Indian Arts Collection catalog record as of May 16, 2011 (original text: ‘1.5 cm × 47.5 cm’)
5 David T. Vernon Indian Arts Collection catalog record as of May 16, 2011
6 entered by Clint Goss on May 16, 2011

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Culture: Czech

Czech Flute

Crafting culture: Czech1; 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

Maker: Chris Ti Coom

Chris Ti Coom Mid-range A Minor Native American Flute

Fundamental pitch (design): A41; Fingering sequence: 12–1231; Instrument maker: Chris Ti Coom1 «Web Site»; Date crafted: January 29, 2003 or before2; Date acquired: January 29, 20031; Primary scale: Minor Pentatonic1 (steps: 3–2–2–3–2) «Wikipedia»; Overall length: 53.30±0.05 cm3; Markings: "Chris t' Coom" on the back.1

Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss in person from New York Woodwind and Brass Music shop at 168 West 48th Street, Manhattan, New York (between 6th and 7th Avenue) on January 29, 2003.1; 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

Chris Ti Coom Mid-range G Minor Native American Flute

Fundamental pitch (design): G41; Fingering sequence: 12–1231; Instrument maker: Chris Ti Coom1 «Web Site»; Date crafted: January 22, 2002 or before2; Date acquired: January 22, 20021; Primary scale: Minor Pentatonic1 (steps: 3–2–2–3–2) «Wikipedia»; Overall length: 58.40±0.05 cm3; Markings: "Chris t' Coom" on the back. Chris Ti Coom logo burned into the top of the flute between the lowest finger hole and the tuning holes.1

Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss from Jim Pellerite by mail on January 22, 2002.1; 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

Maker: Ted Ceplina

Ted Ceplina Ho-Chunk Replica Native American Flute

Instrument maker: Ted Ceplina1 «Web Site»; Date crafted: July 24, 20162; Date acquired: July 31, 20161; Markings: Theodore Ceplina, 07/24/2016, #641

Provenance: Gift of the flute maker, Ted Ceplina, to Clint Goss in person at the World Flute Society Convention on July 31, 2016.1; Disposition: In the collection of Clint Goss.3

1 entered by Clint Goss
2 entered by Clint Goss, based on the marking near the block.
3 entered by Clint Goss on April 15, 2017

Maker: Winne Clement

Winne Clement Overtone Konsovka

Instrument maker: Winne Clement1 «Web Site»; Date crafted: July 29, 20162; Date acquired: July 29, 20161; Primary scale: Overtone1 (steps: 1–1–1–1–1–1–1)

Provenance: Made by Clint Goss at a workshop of Winne Clement at a workshop at the World Flute Society convention on July 29, 2016.1; Disposition: In the collection of Clint Goss.3

1 entered by Clint Goss
2 entered by Clint Goss, known to be the date crafted.
3 entered by Clint Goss on April 15, 2017

Set: Clint Goss Collection

"Snake Charmer" Hulusi from Randy Brody

Fingering sequence: T123–1341; Date crafted: December 16, 2005 or before2; Date acquired: December 16, 20051

Provenance: Gift of Randy Brody to Clint Goss in person on December 16, 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

Duct Flute

Date crafted: July 13, 2011 or before1; Date acquired: July 13, 20112

Identification: Julien's auction lot #3033; Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss at auction from the collection of Larry Hagman on July 13, 2011.2; Disposition: In the collection of Clint Goss.4; Remarks: Comprised of three ceramic Mayan instruments, an Asian caarved bone item, two wooden Native American pieces, one painted by Tim Tate Nevaquoya and one inset with turquoise, a blue glazed and incised flute, and a Koki ivorine piece. Longest, 23 1/2 inches.3

1 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
2 entered by Clint Goss
3 Auction by Julien's Auctions on July 13, 2011
4 entered by Clint Goss on April 15, 2017

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Duct Flute

Date crafted: July 13, 2011 or before1; Date acquired: July 13, 20112

Identification: Julien's auction lot #3033; Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss at auction from the collection of Larry Hagman on July 13, 2011.2; Disposition: In the collection of Clint Goss.4; Remarks: Comprised of three ceramic Mayan instruments, an Asian caarved bone item, two wooden Native American pieces, one painted by Tim Tate Nevaquoya and one inset with turquoise, a blue glazed and incised flute, and a Koki ivorine piece. Longest, 23 1/2 inches.3

1 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
2 entered by Clint Goss
3 Auction by Julien's Auctions on July 13, 2011
4 entered by Clint Goss on April 15, 2017

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Duct Flute

Date crafted: October 28, 2014 or before1; Date acquired: October 28, 20142

Provenance: Gift of Andres Botero to Clint Goss in person at the Flute Harvest Native Flute School on October 28, 2014.2; Disposition: In the collection of Clint Goss.3

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

High C# Major Diatonic Duct Flute

Fundamental pitch (design): C#51; Fingering sequence: 123–1231; Date crafted: March 5, 2017 or before2; Date acquired: March 5, 20171; Primary scale: Diatonic Major1 (steps: 2–2–1–2–2–2–1) «Wikipedia»; Markings: Four double-rings lightly burned onto the circumfrance of the instrument, with "W" shaped burnings near the proximal end.1

Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss in person from Judy Curtis at Zion Native Flute School on March 5, 2017.1; 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

High F Flute

Fundamental pitch (design): F51; Fingering sequence: 11; 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

Hohle Fels 3D-Printed Replica Rim-blown Flute from Rich Dubé

Date crafted: August 17, 2015 or before1; Date acquired: August 17, 20152

Provenance: Gift of Rich Dubé to Clint Goss by mail on August 17, 2015.2; Disposition: In the collection of Clint Goss.3

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

Major Diatonic Recorder

Date crafted: July 13, 2011 or before1; Date acquired: July 13, 20112; Primary scale: Diatonic Major2 (steps: 2–2–1–2–2–2–1) «Wikipedia»

Identification: Julien's auction lot #3033; Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss at auction from the collection of Larry Hagman on July 13, 2011.2; Disposition: In the collection of Clint Goss.4; Remarks: Comprised of three ceramic Mayan instruments, an Asian caarved bone item, two wooden Native American pieces, one painted by Tim Tate Nevaquoya and one inset with turquoise, a blue glazed and incised flute, and a Koki ivorine piece. Longest, 23 1/2 inches.3

1 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
2 entered by Clint Goss
3 Auction by Julien's Auctions on July 13, 2011
4 entered by Clint Goss on April 15, 2017

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Mid-range C Overtone Overtone Flute from Lou Boden

Fundamental pitch (design): C41; Date crafted: September 18, 2016 or before2; Date acquired: September 18, 20161; Primary scale: Overtone1 (steps: 1–1–1–1–1–1–1)

Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss in person from Frank Henninger at Flute Haven Native Flute School on Steve Petermann, on September 18, 2016, who was selling it on behalf of Lou Boden.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

Mid-range F Native American Flute

Fundamental pitch (design): F41; Fingering sequence: 123–1231; Date acquired: April 5, 20171

Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss by mail on April 5, 2017.1; Disposition: In the collection of Clint Goss.2

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

Organ Pipe

Provenance: Gift of Jon Norris to Clint Goss in person in his home in North Carolina on .1; Disposition: In the collection of Clint Goss.2

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

Rim-blown Flute

Fingering sequence: 12341; Date crafted: December 13, 2014 or before2; Date acquired: December 13, 20143

Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss an an EBay.com auction from Christopher Wright, 36 North Ave, Richford, VT 05476 on December 13, 2014.3; Disposition: In the collection of Clint Goss.4

1 entered by Clint Goss, this needs to be checked!
2 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
3 entered by Clint Goss
4 entered by Clint Goss on April 15, 2017

Side-blown Flute

Date crafted: July 13, 2011 or before1; Date acquired: July 13, 20112

Identification: Julien's auction lot #3033; Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss at auction from the collection of Larry Hagman on July 13, 2011.2; Disposition: In the collection of Clint Goss.4; Remarks: Comprised of three ceramic Mayan instruments, an Asian caarved bone item, two wooden Native American pieces, one painted by Tim Tate Nevaquoya and one inset with turquoise, a blue glazed and incised flute, and a Koki ivorine piece. Longest, 23 1/2 inches.3

1 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
2 entered by Clint Goss
3 Auction by Julien's Auctions on July 13, 2011
4 entered by Clint Goss on April 15, 2017

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Single-Reed from Eric Miller

Fingering sequence: 123–1231; Date crafted: September 29, 2006 or before2; Date acquired: September 29, 20061

Provenance: Gift of Eric Miller to Clint Goss in person on September 29, 2006 .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

Toubat Flute Collection from Richard Payne [53 items]

Date acquired: June 15, 20051

Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss from the estate of Richard W. Payne at an EBay auction on June 15, 2005.1; Disposition: In the collection of Clint Goss.2; Remarks: Item description: A group of nine identified flutes. The longest flute is the Long Joey flute from Granada that measures is about 16 1/4 inches . The other flutes are marked Haiti, New Mexico, New Zealand, Florida, Nassau, Japan, and Puerto Rico and there is one painted Native American flute. These flutes came from the very large collection of Dr. Richard Payne, a noted collector of flutes.3

1 entered by Clint Goss
2 entered by Clint Goss on April 15, 2017
3 Auction by EBay on June 15, 2005

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Toubat Flute Collection from Richard Payne [9 items]

Date acquired: May 29, 20051

Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss from the estate of Richard W. Payne at an EBay auction on May 29, 2005.1; Disposition: In the collection of Clint Goss.2; Remarks: Item description: A group of approximately 50 unidentified flutes. These flutes are not identified. A few of the flutes have cracks but the majority are in very good condition. These flutes came from the collection of Doctor Richard Payne, a noted collector of flutes.3

1 entered by Clint Goss
2 entered by Clint Goss on April 15, 2017
3 Auction by EBay on May 29, 2005

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Very High C Major Diatonic Native American Flute

Fundamental pitch (design): C61; Fingering sequence: T12–121; Date crafted: February 1, 2002 or before2; Date acquired: February 1, 20021; Primary scale: Diatonic Major1 (steps: 2–2–1–2–2–2–1) «Wikipedia»

Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss in person at the Haus der Music Museum in Vienna, Austria (http://www.hausdermusik.com/) on February 1, 2002.1; 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

Very High E Native American Flute

Fundamental pitch (design): E61; Fingering sequence: 11; Date crafted: February 1, 2002 or before2; Date acquired: February 1, 20021; Primary scale: 1

Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss in person at the Haus der Music Museum in Vienna, Austria (http://www.hausdermusik.com/) on February 1, 2002.1; 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

 
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