Published on January 11th, 2017 | by Alan Cross0
The World’s Oldest Instrument–A 9,000 Year-Old Flute–Is Played Again
As a drummer, I’d say that a percussion instrument (stick meets rock) was the first musical instrument. But as for something that played notes, this flute is probably the oldest thing we can find. Not only that, but this ancient Chinese flute is tuned to a scale that’s not far from our modern scale. Listen below and get all the details at Open Culture.