Carnatic Bansuri

The venu[1] (Sanskrit: वेणु; veṇu) is one of the ancient transverse flutes of Indian classical music.[2] It is an aerophone typically made from bamboo, that is a side blown wind instrument. It continues to be in use in the South Indian Carnatic music tradition.[3] In Northern Indian music, a similar flute is called bansuri.[4] In the South, it is also called by various other names such as pullankuzhal (புல்லாங்குழல்) in Tamil, പുല്ലാങ്കുഴല് in Malayalam, and ಕೊಳಲು (koḷalu) in Kannada. It is known as pillana grōvi (పిల్లన గ్రోవి) or Vēṇuvu (వేణువు) in Telugu (Andhra Pradesh). It is also called as Carnatic Flute.

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