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QUENA FINGERINGS - QUENA FINGER CHART

Posted by Alcasami Store on 22nd Mar 2021

QUENA FINGERINGS - QUENA FINGER CHART

The position of the fingers in the Quena (Andean flute) varies according to the note on which the quena has been made. The position of the fingers with all the holes covered is that the name to …

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MAINTENANCE OF QUENAS, ZAMPOÑAS, PANFLUTES.

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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SIKU

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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