These panpipes are tuned to one note and bound with brightly dyed wool bands. These panpipes are known by several names: siku, zampoña, zampolla, with a name for this smallest one: chuli.
They are played widely amongst the Andes. The longest pipe is held on the right. They are tuned diatonically to the European scale (do re mi fa so la ti do). Handmade using traditional methods, by skilled artisans working with Manos Amigas, our fair trade partner in Peru.
3+ recommended for 3 years and up
This is a handmade instrument. Tones may vary.
Manos Amigas partners with talented artisans from all over Peru to find new markets for their products, provide regular training and communicate trends in product design. Their work includes social services such as food programmes and providing school supplies for needy children.Read more
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