The siku (sometimes called the “zampoña”) is one of the traditional panpipes of the Andes mountains. Because villages in the Andes were traditionally very difficult to reach from one another, members of isolated Andean communities developed their own local variants of siku, including their own tuning and way of playing.

COUNTRY: Bolivia, Peru
KEY GENRES: Many Andean genres

FEATURED ON: Niño Colla (AATW: Latin America), Tambobambino (AATW: Latin America)

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