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These Native American Drone Flutes are way cool and super priced. They are available in the keys of A, G, F# (mid to low range), and E (low tone). Our Beautiful Poplar Drone Flutes are designed with the beginner in mind and are absolutely incredible even for the skilled professional! These flutes are made of sustainably grown Hardwood Poplar and are stained with a naturally safe stain. These flutes are all custom made to order and finished with our natural oil wax. They include 1 additional tone hole on the back side of the drone chamber (right where your thumb sits) to give it a total of up to 3 notes on the drone chamber. This would be the base note of the scale (ie. on an A flute, it would be A), the major tonic - the second note of the minor pentatonic scale (ie. on an A flute, it would be C - the major tonic is in harmony with all other notes on the flute side just as the base note is) and blowing faster usually produces the higher octave of the base note (ie. high A on the A flute). You can check out a video here on how they work. Many people (beginners and advanced flute players alike) ask which is better, a 4 hole, 5 hole or 6 hole flute? Or which type is more "traditional"? The truth is, they are all traditional to flute makers of the early Americas and each have very similar way of playing, however our Blue Bear Flutes 5 hole Native American Flutes are perfect for anyone as they can easily be played by seasoned flute players and anyone just starting out! There's no "hole to be covered by leather" and these flutes easily play all of the same notes as any other Native American Flutes! That's right! Our 5 hole flutes can play ALL of the same notes as any other 6 hole flutes! With ease!!!This instrument takes very little time to master and a beginner will be up and playing within just a few hours! Be sure to check out our video guides on how to play the Native American Flute on our Blue Bear Flutes YouTube channel!

These are super amazing looking and sounding Native American Drone Flutes! Each include playing instructions and cheap domestic shipping within the USA and its territories as well as super inexpensive global shipping. See our shipping page for more info. Please message us if you need more info! (A little word of advice... low tone drones require lots more air to play than the medium or high tone drones and have a larger fingering spacing! - And Sound Amazing!)

Poplar Drones:

$275 Mid A Drone

$365 Mid G Drone

$410 Mid F# Drone

$500 Low E Drone

$600 Low D Drone

Poplar Native American Drone Flutes

PriceFrom $247.50
  • There were a few historical examples of Native American Drone Flutes that have been discovered. The most well know were perhaps in the Calima Cultrure of Central America who made the 4 hole drones with 4 fingerings on each side! These flutes are usually between 12 and 24 inches (30-60cm) long. Size is determined by the key of the flute ordered - smaller flutes are higher in tone and larger are lower. In an effort to keep everything natural, we offer a sunflower oil and beeswax finish on our flutes (more about our finish on our "INFO" page). Don't forget to add a container of our Imitation Bear Fat/Flute Wax to care for your flute and a flute bag to help protect it from the elements! Also, check out our Info page for sound samples, fingering charts and other helpful information!

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