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Single perforated pipe

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The first and primaeval musical instruments must have been of the simplest kind.
A hollow reed, uttering, when blown with the mouth, one monotonous sound would be the first successful attempt at such an invention. The next step was to vary the sound by perforating it with holes, like to our " Penny Whistle."

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A Handbook of Bible and Church Music
By the Rev. j. Aston Whitlock, M.A.
Published in 1898
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