2 de octubre de 2015

Lichiwayus Chipaya

Lichiwayu
Lichiwayu

Flautas lichiwayu del pueblo Chipaya (departamento de Oruro, altiplano de Bolivia), adquiridas por el investigador Max Peter Baumann en Bolivia y expuestas en el Museo Etnológico de Berlín (Alemania). En su artículo "Music, Dance, and Song of the Chipayas (Bolivia)" (Latin American Music Review / Revista de Música Latinoamericana, 2(2), 1981, pp. 171-222), Baumann indica que estas flautas se tocan entre mayo y julio, especialmente para las fiestas de San Juan y de Santiago; que tienen 6 orificios anteriores y uno posterior; que se fabrican con caña tokoro reforzada mediante ataduras de tripa de llama; y que se interpretan en pares octavados, acompañadas por bombo y caja.

[Notched flutes lichiwayu of the Chipaya people (Oruro department, Bolivian Andean highlands), acquired by Max Peter Baumann in Bolivia and in display at the Ethnological Museum in Berlin (Germany). In his article "Music, Dance, and Song of the Chipaya (Bolivia)" (Latin American Music Review Magazine / Latin American Music, 2 (2), 1981, pp. 171-222), Baumann explains that these flutes are used between May and July, especially for the festivals of San Juan and Santiago; that they have 6 frontal fingering holes and one thumb hole; that they are made with tokoro bamboo reinforced by ties of llama gut; and that they are performed in octave pairs, accompanied by bombo (bass drum) and caja (snare drum)].

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