Instruments

 

Zampo�as

Flute of bread is an instrument of uncertain origin, of many centuries back. Statures, sculptures, engravings, stories and paintings, demonstrate their presence in very diverse ancestral cultures that catalogue as one of the first aer�fonos used by the man. Its use is equally versatile, tying in some cultures to ceremonial or religious rites, in others used like pastoral instrument and among others, with net playful aims, taken root in the popular folklore..

     
 

Quena


This flute has its origins in South America, Andean areas. The quena was habitually constructed with bones of people or precious animals, clay or metals. At the present time, the majority is of cane. Its timbre locks up rich shades in colorful that facilitate the interpretative feeling of the quenista. This is emphasized in the quenas made in cane, that by their vibration sometimes seem to cry.

 

     
 

Charango

 

Charango is a musical instrument of cords, of total use in the Andean regions of South America, specially in the zones of cultural influence of the towns aimaraes and quechuas. The countries in which it has greater popularity are: Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina and Ecuador. In the later face of the box of resonance of charango is the harmonic box that it presents a arched body. This box was elaborated during long time with the shell of the armadillo, known also like quirquincho. That practice has been replaced by the wrought or laminated wood use, those that allow beautiful carvings.
 

     
 

Bombo

 

It is a cylindrical drum that is used in the Andean region and it is popular in the styles found in Argentina, Chile, Bolivia and Peru. The drum plays with a small stick and a mallet that press the wood edges and the head.

     
 

Guitarra

 

The guitar is a musical instrument with ancient roots that adapts readily to a wide variety of musical styles. The size and shape of the neck and the base of the guitar also vary, producing a variety of sounds. The two main types of guitars are the electric guitar and the acoustic guitar.