Does Anyone Know Any Roman Pan Flute Artist Besides Gheorghe Zamfir?

Trying to find some nice pan flute music that Roman shepherds would play

Maybe something the god 'Pan' may have inspired musicians

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  • Anonymous
    10 years ago
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    jno sorry

  • 10 years ago

    You can check out some of these videos to find just what you have in mind:

    I believe it is a "Romanian" pan flute that Zamfir has used? There are also Peruvian pan flute (my favorite sound), and North American Indian pan flute, plus Celtic pan flute.

    Hope that helps.

  • 10 years ago

    I actually have some memory of this type of flutey/piccolo shepherd type for which you are looking.

    You might find it in a movie soundtrack of the film production of Shakespeare's

    "A Mid-summer Night's Dream" in the Nymph sequence. That is where I remember it from.

    That goes back a few decades at least but can be found.

    Also, I think you might like to to look at "The Woodthrush Song", of circa 1810, witten in the U.S. but adipted by Rossini in his Tell Overture of 1829--Find that by searching

    "Lester S. Levy Collection": of public domain American music. That song is often used in cartoon for pastoral/shepherd types of sequences with flute alot.

    --For other "pan" artists, I do not know offhand--I play transverse flute--but, I would check out

    www/ and maybe just google in various keywords here and there to get pan

    artisits, iBut this music that you are looning for I think is not simply under the perview of pan flute

    artists--I think you will find it played more coommonly with the other flutes and or piccolos--so that may not matter.

    Anyway, try out what I sugggested in order --I know you will love the Levy site anyway.

    Have Plenty of Fun with this.



    P.S.--I just came back to give you a post script on someting I remembered and checked out agian to make sure.

    The beginning of the flute part of Debussy's "Prelude to the Afternoon of a FAwn" is often used as shepherd music--when you hear it you will definitely know it right away--look it up on the "IMSLP" site and key in for search words "Debussy Prelude to the Afternoon of a Fawn" and it will come right up--then pick "parts" and yu will then pick out the part for Flutes 1 and 2 (it is only 4 pages in total length for the flutes) I think this and the Woodthrush Song ae the most popular and recognized mieces used often for depicting the so-called Rooman or Greek shepherd (pastoral) scenes.

    Again, have fun... Irvin

  • Dave U
    Lv 6
    10 years ago

    I recall being entranced by Zamfir's recording of "Doina de Jale" in 1976, and it was one of the first records I ever bought as a teenager then:

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    In the 1960s and 70s he did more than anyone else to popularize the panpipes, but his easy listening style alienated him from many other traditional musicians who regarded him as diluting and cashing in on the pure tradition of romanian folk music.

    Some other exponents of the pipes are Dalila Cernătescu, Simion Stanciu, Damian Draghici, Fănică Luca, Simion Stanciu and Radu Nechifor.

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  • 10 years ago

    Yes, if you mean Roman as in "român," i.e. Romanian, check out these:

    Petruta Cecilia, young Romanian on a German talent show:

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    And here's a Romanian nai player IN Rome! Nicolae Voiculescu:

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