Classic London: Opal Flutes | Londoner

The next in our series of classic bands and troupes because no one has found a better word yet focuses on a south London musical collective with a hugely controversial name. Any London reader over the age of 30 will understand why Opal…

Flutes and flatterers | OUPblog

By Anatoly Liberman One of the most intriguing chapters in the science and pseudoscience of etymology is the names of musical instruments. Many of these names travel from country to country, and we are surprised when a word with…