Can you tell the difference between a $300 flute and a $20,000 flute?

6 November 2017, 16:53

If you’ve got a good ear for flutes, it’s time to put it to the test. Can you work out which of these is the most expensive, just by listening?

The good people at The Flute Channel have been road-testing flutes, because that’s what they do. But when they decided to test themselves on whether or not they could discern a beginner flute from a super-expensive top-end instrument.

After getting a feel for the instruments (and several more), the blind test turned up some very interesting results - check them out in the video above, and make sure to look up The Flute Channel on YouTube.

Here's the whole flute-comparing experience, complete with listening test at the end:

How did you get on? Would you be able to do the same thing for a piano? If so, we've got another video for you...