Bone Flute Science - Another Aspect of the Another Science of Music a mini-lecture Some Applications of the Some Scientific Method to Music What is

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Another Aspect of the Another Aspect of the Science of Music Science of Music a mini-lecture a mini-lecture November 15, 2007
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Some Applications of the Some Applications of the Scientific Method to Scientific Method to Music Music
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What is old?
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Older
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Extremely Old
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“Ancient” Greek
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Distant Melodies -- Recently Uncovered Ancient Flute Distant Melodies -- Recently Uncovered Ancient Flute Sings a Prehistoric History Sings a Prehistoric History NEW YORK -- Long ago in China, someone picked up the hollow wing bone of a crane, smoothed the edges and bored seven holes along one side. Then, perhaps to correct for an off-key note, they drilled an even smaller hole beside the last. Last month and 9,000 years later , a musician picked up the same ancient instrument and played a Chinese folk song _ using that extra, pitch-correcting hole. It played perfectly.
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Slovenia in 1995 by a bone flute found in the remains of a hearth used by Neanderthal man 45,000 years ago
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The Bone Flute (??) How Old and How Significant?
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Can the following Questions be  Can the following Questions be  answered SCIENTIFICALLY? answered SCIENTIFICALLY? What is it? What is it? A bone? A bone? A musical instrument (flute)? A musical instrument (flute)? A rock? A rock? How old is it? How old is it? Was it intentionally formed or is it just an  Was it intentionally formed or is it just an  artifact ? artifact ?
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Let’s Look Closely Let’s Look Closely h o l e Partial Hole Partial Hole?
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Flip Side Flip Side
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The Cave Bear The Cave Bear The bone comes from the femur of a young ancient CAVE BEAR
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Photo – Neanderthal Tool Maker Photo – Neanderthal Tool Maker Joe Nean
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Possibilities Possibilities Bullet Holes Bullet Holes Predator Tooth Holes Predator Tooth Holes Animals suck marrow out of bones Animals suck marrow out of bones Intentional Creation Intentional Creation
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Associated  Information Associated  Information The “flute” was found in a cave is  at the  The “flute” was found in a cave is  at the  Divje babe I site in Slovenia. Divje babe I site in Slovenia.
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This note was uploaded on 07/24/2011 for the course MUS 3930 taught by Professor Bindell during the Fall '07 term at University of Central Florida.

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Bone Flute Science - Another Aspect of the Another Science of Music a mini-lecture Some Applications of the Some Scientific Method to Music What is

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