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Title: Floghera  
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Subject: Greek musical instruments, Lalitsa, Koudounia, Zilia (instrument), Mantura
Collection: End-Blown Flutes, Greek Musical Instruments
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The floghera (Greek: φλογέρα, pronounced ) 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.[1]

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  1. ^ George Papadelis and George Papanikolaou (1991). "An acoustical approach to the Greek flogera". Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 90: 2352.  
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