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Lizzo classical inspiration

‘Tchaikovsky and Shostakovich make me feel alive’ – hip-hop star Lizzo

The Medieval 'Flute of Shame' was used to humiliate bad musicians

The medieval ‘Shame Flute’ was used to punish bad musicians in the Middle Ages

Jimmy Fallon does not understand how to play the contrabass flute

Shaquille O'Neal and Jimmy Fallon: a musical analysis of their Random Instruments Challenge

Man arrested after throwing flute at judge during court case in India

Man arrested after throwing a flute at judge in Indian courtroom

Lizzo TIME 2019

Lizzo the hip-hop flautist is bringing classical music to new audiences – and we’reLizzo the hip-hop flautist is bringing classical music to new audiences – and we’re here for it