Salamuri

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Salamuri

 

a Georgian wind instrument in the form of a fipple flute. It is made from wood or a reed. The salamuri is 240–270 mm long and has five to seven lateral openings for changing the pitch. It plays a diatonic scale.

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