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Strange nomenclature. Musecore
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What is a TB flute ?

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I think it's handbells.  No, that doesn't make sense.  Here.  http://tbflutes.tripod.com/photos.html

 

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Now I'm getting somewhere.  There is the TB flute AND the 5 hole TB flute.  (WOW)

I still have no idea about the TB flute being in Musecore (?)  Why not a "flute"?

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Could it possibly mean transverse-blown flute (as opposed to end-blown)?

The end-blown TB flutes in the photo linked to above could possibly be Thunder Bear flutes-- a maker of native American flutes.

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TB stands for the trade name of the flute maker.  Thunder Bear flutes. http://tbflutes.tripod.com These are NAF (Native American Style Flutes) both 5 and 6 hole.  One of the flute makers in the pictures Leonard McGann of Lone Crow flutes, a well known and respected NAF maker, passed away last year. 

Here is and example of me testing one of the NAFs that I made (Shadow Bear Flutes) to give you an idea of what they sound like:

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Wow, I would have never guessed.  I imagined maybe a special voicing.

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