Sydney Recording Studios: Samba Whistle

Sydney Recording Studios: The samba whistle is a duct flute aerophone of Brazil. Its strongest association is with the baterias (percussion sections) of Rio de Janiero samba schools, and with Afro-Brazilian Carnival music from Bahia in the northeast (see Samba...

Voice Over Sydney: Punjabi Language

Voice Over Sydney: Punjabi (also known as Pañjābī) is a member of the Indo-Aryan branch of the Indo-European language family. Eastern Punjabi is spoken as a first language primarily in the state of Punjab of India by 28.2 million people (Ethnologue). Western Punjabi...

Sydney Recording Studio: French Horn

Sydney Recording Studio: The modern orchestral brass French horn was an invention based on early hunting horns. Horns were first used as musical instruments during 16th-century operas. During the 17th century, modifications to the bell end (larger and flared bells) of...

Recording Studio: Bagpipes

Recording Studio: Scotlands national instrument, the Bagpipe or in Gaelic “piob-mhor” (the great pipe) is not, contrary to popular belief, an instrument which has its origins in and has diffused from Scotland. The bagpipe is an instrument of great...