1920R.Y. StormbergMrs Pieter de Bruyn 93Someone tuned up a guitar. Someone else worried a vlijtje (how do you spell a mouth-organ in Dutch?).
1927M.E. Deecker inOutspan 20 May 21The ‘band’..consisted of three Cape boys with a violin — of sorts — a concertino [sic], and a ‘fluitje’; but it was quite wonderful the music they managed to get out of these antiquated instruments.
1933Outspan 4 Aug. (Swart)The ‘fluitjie’ is the music of the out-of-doors. Hear its nasal notes in any other part of the world and you are completely overcome by home-sickness for South Africa.
1972N. HenshilwoodCape Childhood 36We raced to the gates to see them pass by our gardens, a medley of lilting music of banjos and fluitjies (mouth organs).
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