Type: Open-Ended Flute > Aerophones.
Hornbostel-Sachs No#: 421.111.12
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