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Kawala Improvisation by İbrahim SAVAŞ
kawala : كولا
Kawala, is an Egyptian flute traditionally made of bamboo. Most often played today at religious festivals, it has its origin as being what shepherds used to guide their flock. For this reasons, it is said, the Kawala is seen to assist in any musical composition that consists of a "call-and-response" sequence.
Kawala - A flute played in Arabic and Turkish music. The "kavala" (Turkish pronunciation) originated as a shepherd's pastoral calling instrument, and because of this quality often participates in call-and-response instrumentals. It is higher in pitch then the Nay, but it can also produce a soulful, wailing sound affect.