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Arghūl [arġūl, argul, arghoul, yavghul]locked

  • William J. Conner
  •  and Milfie Howell


Double clarinet with a cylindrical bore, composed of melody pipe and drone pipe each with single beating reeds; the drone is much longer than the melody pipe. The arghūl belongs to the family of idioglot clarinets, which includes the zummāra, çifte (Turkey), launeddas (Sardinia) etc.; its similarity to the double ...

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Yearbook of the International Folk Music Council