Horn Total: 15
 

Huajrapuco

  • Type Horn
  • Origin Peru
  • Materials Horn, Leather
  • Measures 18×28 cm
  • Dating 1960-1975

Also called waqra-puku – waqra means “horn” and puku means “to blow”-.

Made of several horns one behind the other. The mouthpiece is carved in one of the horns.

This instrument is used in the south of Peru to accompany the small-framed tinya drum, especially at ritual festivals for branding stock. The instrument is adorned with multi-coloured ribbons and is played by men, while women play the tinya.


Similar instruments

Search

Search

We use cookies to improve our services. If you continue browsing, you accept their use. More information