«The Bulgarian kaval is one of the noblest of flutes and presents the most pure manipulation of a column of air for artistic effect».
- Aleksandr Iliev Eppler, kaval soloist and maker
This website is intended to acquaint the public with one of the oldest of European musical instruments, the Bulgarian kaval (an end-blown flute) and one of the most remarkable musicians and craftsmen devoted to it.
It will feature the new kavals Aleksandr Eppler has designed and built as well as many other subjects of interest to those who love the Bulgarian kaval.
Check often for more updates:
Introduction to Eppler-system Kaval; Bulgarian text; music clips of Aleksandr Eppler on the Bulgarian kaval.
Publicity photograph of
for solo kaval concerts.
Text by Nikolai Diamandiev | © 2005 Aleksandr EpplerNovember 4, 2011 | Webmaster: Helena Lenore Hietkamp (lhietkamp at gmail.com)