Bamboo Instruments(23 items)
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Featured Reviews on Bamboo Instruments
Just what I wanted
I ve been haunted by the sounds of the pan flute ever since I came back from a trip to the Andes. I hope I will be able to do justice to this beautiful instrument. It s masterfully constructed and has a lovely sound even though I m still learning how to play.
By Light Bearer
The packaging was esquisite. The way I opened it , I can use it as a safe case to carry both instruments if I want to and it looks really COOL! The instruments are very sweet sounding and easy to play, even for a neophyte. I want Mr. Benito Tito to know he has made me very happy!!! A person should be able to send such a message to the artist directly I think! Thank You Mr. TITO and Novica...Very pleasent experience all around.!
"The special thing about my bamboo flutes is that I make the blowhole with coconut shell, making the sound more stable. A real bamboo flute player can usually tell the difference."
"The first bamboo flute I ever made was not good at all, there was no sound! I soon realized the... read more
Popular Bamboo Instruments
Peruvian Bamboo Wind Panpipe with Case, "Andean Zampona"$107.99
This authentic panpipe is called a - the flute of the Andes that dates back to the Inca empire. The instrument, crafted of bamboo, is comprised of a concave arrangement of 23 pipes. Each pipe is slightly shorter than the next, and each one produces a unique pitch.
The flute arrives in a carrying case that emulates handloomed Inca textiles.
Hand Crafted Bamboo Wind Instrument Zampona Panpipes (Pair), "Inca Serenade"$39.99
The sweet tunes of the panpipe serenade the Andes with nostalgic songs. "The use of the zampoña has become widespread across the world and it is played at different functions," explains Benito Tito. "In Peru we play the zampoña during special ceremonies and traditional rites." Tito crafts this zampoña by hand with 13 bamboo reeds of the same diameter but different length. The pipes are tied together with a woven ribbon.
Tito includes a smaller zampoña as a gift. The set includes woven cases for storing.
Unique Bamboo Zampona Panpipe with Case, "Malta Professional"$59.99
From Dionisio Quilla comes this delightful a bamboo panpipe of glorious tones that recall the wind blowing across the majestic Peruvian highlands. Zampoña is an essential instrument to accompany the folk music of Peru and especially the high Andes, where this instrument is widely used. This zampoña is considered to be of superior, professional quality - hence Malta Professional, for it comprises two tiers of flutes, one of six the other of seven pipes, to procure the perfect pitch. With a lifetime dedicated to the elaboration of Peruvian traditional instruments, Quilla states, "The making of professional instruments is a delicate endeavor - not only because of the special material but also for the tonalities it’s meant to produce."
Quilla displays his expertise by carefully selecting the bamboo reeds according to the notes he wishes to produce and holds the reeds together with a small wooden slab. A brightly colored wool band creates a stunning decorative accent and includes an equally colorful wool case.
Peruvian Bamboo Quena Flute, "Night Owl"$49.99
Handcrafted of smooth bamboo, the flute is a legacy of the Inca. Today it is an indispensable instrument in traditional Peruvian songs. Benito Tito perforates holes of different widths to ensure a professional sound. An owl adorns the flute and its fabric case emulates pre-Hispanic textiles.