Souvrali

Name: Souvrali.
Type: Duct / Fipple Flute > Aerophones.
Hornbostel-Sachs No#: 421.211.12
Country: Greece.
Region: South Eastern Europe & Mediterranean.

Description: The souravli (Greek: σουραύλι; Cretan Greek: θιαμπόλι thiampoli or φιαμπόλι fiampoli) is a Greek folk instrument, a type of a fipple flute made of reed or wood. It has a 2 octave ambitus. A double flute is called a disavli (δισαύλι), one with no holes and the other one having holes to play the melody. In Cyclades, the souravli is very widespread, especially in the Greek island of Naxos.

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