The fife, fife or pife are small transverse flutes well known in Brazil for the pife bands of the northeast. Brazilian natives also have their fife-style flutes at other scales. Some researchers believe that fives arrived in Brazil at the time of colonization. Others believe they are of indigenous origin. The fact is that in various parts of the world, native cultures have developed their transversal flutes. Fifanos have 7 holes, one for mouth and six for notes, its scale is the largest natural.