Flogera

Name: Flogera.
Type: Open-Ended Flute > Aerophones.
Hornbostel-Sachs No#: 421.111.12
Country: Greece.
Region: Mediterranean & South East Europe.

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: George Papadelis and George Papanikolaou 1991. “An acoustical approach to the Greek flogera”. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 90: 2352. doi:10.1121/1.402163

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