Graïle

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The graïle, (or Occitan graile) is a woodwind instrument of Languedoc, France, resembling a primitive oboe. It is played in Monts de Lacaune (in the department of Tarn) and surrounding areas.

Details[edit]

The instrument consists of three turned wooden parts reinforced at the joints with horn.

Playing[edit]

The graïle uses a double reed, the caramèla.