Author Archives: Callum Armstrong

Some Trial Reeds for the Berlin Aulos

Here is a link to a short video of some work I have done this week on the Berlin Aulos.  

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Some Aulos Techniques

Thoughts on Overblowing Thoughts on Microtones    

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Further thoughts on reed making

This tool makes short work of cutting tubes in batches, all the same length. The end stop is adjustable because the length of reed varies from aulos to aulos. After cutting the tubes, I now use a sharp scalpel blade … Continue reading

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My first aulos reeds

Barnaby Brown invited me to join the aulos revival when we performed together in London last month. These notes build on what Barnaby learned from Stefan Hagel at reed-making workshops held earlier this year in London and Tarquinia. 1. Cut … Continue reading

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