Type: Open Ended > Flute > Aerophones.
Hornbostel-Sachs No#: 421.111.12
Region: North Africa & Middle East.
Description: A Salamiyyah is an open-ended small reed flute seen in Egypt. It is listed as a folk instrument as it is made from wood and is a part of folk music, specifically Sufi songs and dances. It is an Arabic musical instrument in the aerophones category.
Citations: Websites: Arab Music Guide [Salamiyyah Description] ;