As with the flute most contraptions we know today are refinements of very old ancestors. We can see some of them on monuments and paintings which are tons of now and again thousands of years old. These photos and sometimes broken artefacts let us know little or no concerning the music that was made with them,just no matter if people have danced. But you discover much more about it conserved in literature or even inlegislature that gives us some idea how they were used and what consequences they have to have had some Greek stateshave banned certain scales and types of playing on account of the extasy it caused in the audience!. Today we assume that the ancestors of the trendy woodwind gadgets were developed in the center eastand have reached Europe via Turkey. Double reed devices just like the Aulos a double oboe in theEtruscan picture were already known in old Egypt and Greece. You see them on mural art work in burial chambersand on wine jugs. These instruments developed progressively into todays modern instruments the fashionable oboeand the bassoon as well as the instrument commonly utilized in Turkish universal dance music. A identical developmentcan be shown for the flute, the trumpet, the trombone and all string instruments. Instruments with a single reed that were called a shepherd instrument have existed for ages: The Zummarah andthe Arghul. Such instruments were pipes, and the reed was cut out of the tube itself.