Bulgarian Musical Instruments


Traditional Bulgarian musical instruments can be divided into three large groups: single and two voice wind instruments (pipe, shepherd's pipe or wooden flute /kaval/, bagpipe) string instruments (rebec, pandore), and percussion instruments (drum).
Instrumental folk music rests on vocal performance and conforms to the respective instrument.
 

Gousla, 19th century

 

Dvoyanka whistle, 19th century, Samokov region

 


Bagpipe

Wind and string instruments

 


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