Posted by Claudia Moser on 6:05 AM in
Ozone, Dragostea din tei, a Romanian song which was so popular during my university years that I could not withhold myself in not sharing it with you. I found the English version and I hope you will enjoy the upbeat!

For the instrument, ocarina, the umbrella term for an extremely popular vessel flute usually made of terracotta; all-in-one large, elongated egg-shape with flattened tube in its side and finger holes. To ocarina family belongs also the traditional Romanian instrument called nai.

Very Romanian today :)



The ocarina has such a beautiful, haunting sound. Jilda has several cd's that she uses in her yoga classes. Many utilize the ocarina.
We also have a Native American friend that does music with flutes that he hand carves. He uses hot coals to burn the chamber inside the flute.
He gave me one as a gift.

I believe they also call that a pan flute. Not positive though. Beautiful sounding.

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