Kaval

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A 1919 Kaval. Bone ferrules decorated on the lathe with turned grooves and bird's eye decorations are applied with a preshaped cutting tool.

The kaval (kah VAHL) is an wooden end-blown flute traditionally played in Bulgaria and former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. Unlike the transverse flute, the kaval is fully open at both ends, and is played by blowing on the sharpened edge of one end.

See also

  • Ney - a similar Turkish instrument


External links

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