Type: Aerophones > Open-Ended > Flutes.
Hornbostel-Sachs No#: 421.111.12
Region: South Europe & Mediterranean.
Description: The floghera [in Greek: φλογέρα, pronounced floˈʝeɾa] is a type of flute used in Greek folk music. It is a simple end-blown bamboo flute without a fipple, which is played by directing a narrow air stream against its sharp, open upper end. It typically has seven finger holes.
Citations: Bibliography: George Papadelis and George Papanikolaou 1991. “An acoustical approach to the Greek flogera”;