Posted at July 20, 2013 | By : | Categories : Winds | 0 Comment



Kavals are played in Armenia, Turkey, Bulgaria and a few other Eastern European nations, as well as Northern Greece and Azerbaijan, and is primarily associated with Anatolian and Balkan shepherds. The construction and scale of the flutes differ, depending on the country.

The narrow tube, between 30 and 80 cm, is often carved from plum, cherry or boxwood. There are 7-8 playing holes and some additional holes for fine tuning.