This blog is dedicated to the sublime instruments called nose flutes and which produce the most divine sound ever. We have chosen to discard all the native models from S. Pacific and Asia, for they need fingering to be played. We'll concentrate on "buccal cavity driven" nose flutes : the well patented and trademarked metal or plastic ones, plus, by a condemnable indulgence, some wooden craft or home-made productions.
Aug 13, 2011
Hum-a-Tune : a vintage low grade copy
Probably made in the 70's, the Hum-A-Tune was a plastic nose flute made in Hong Kong. Its name refers directly to « Humanatone », and the shape is a pure copy of the well-known model.
Only the « true tremolo » hole is missing. The low grade (very soft) plastic is not well trimmed on the edges, notably the blade.