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Alcasami Store Blog

Posted by Alcasami Store on 4th Sep 2020

MAINTENANCE OF QUENAS, ZAMPOÑAS, PANFLUTES.

One of the biggest enemies of our bamboo and wood flutes is fungi. When stored for a long time, fungi can grow inside or accumulate dust, which affects the sound of the flute.Here are some tips that …

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Posted by Alcasami Store on 13th Sep 2017

SIKU

The siku (Quechua: antara, Aymara: siku, also "sicu," "sicus," "zampolla" or Spanish zampoña), is a traditional Andean panpipe. This instrument is the main instrument used in a musical genre known as …

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Posted by Alcasami Store on 12th Sep 2017

QUENA

The quena (hispanicized spelling of Quechua qina,[1] sometimes also written kena in English) is the traditional flute of the Andes. Traditionally made of cane or wood, it has 6 finger holes and one th …

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