Type: Aerophones > Flute > Duct.
Hornbostel-Sachs No#: 421.211.12
Country: Serbia, Croatia & Romania.
Regions: South East Europe.
Description: The frula [in Serbian: фрула] is also called a [свирала] sivrala or jedinka. It is a member of the end-blown duct flute family of aerophones. Traditionally played in Serbia, it is also played in Croatia and played in the commune of Clejani Romania.
Construction: It is typically made of wood and has six finger holes. This instrument is traditionally played by shepherds, who play while tending their flocks.
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