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The quena and the siku - A comparison between Bolivian and Peruvian playing techniques

de la Calle, Luis (2008)
Malmö Academy of Music
Abstract
Video available at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2P8JTEygNcU

What are the differences and similarities between the playing techniques of the siku and the quena in Peru and Bolivia, and in addition, the ways these techniques are taught? This is an investigation into the differences and similarities concerning playing techniques of the quena (Andes end-blown flute) and the siku (Andes panpipes) between Bolivia and Peru, as it is used in the traditional music of the Andes. The background material consists of interviews with five important quena and siku players, two players are from Bolivia and three players from Peru. The results illustrate the differences in playing techniques between the two countries. The main finding is mainly the... (More)
Video available at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2P8JTEygNcU

What are the differences and similarities between the playing techniques of the siku and the quena in Peru and Bolivia, and in addition, the ways these techniques are taught? This is an investigation into the differences and similarities concerning playing techniques of the quena (Andes end-blown flute) and the siku (Andes panpipes) between Bolivia and Peru, as it is used in the traditional music of the Andes. The background material consists of interviews with five important quena and siku players, two players are from Bolivia and three players from Peru. The results illustrate the differences in playing techniques between the two countries. The main finding is mainly the national differences between players in each nation concerning the embouchure and articulation used for the quena and the siku. (Less)
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author
de la Calle, Luis
supervisor
organization
year
type
H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
subject
keywords
Pedagogik, didaktik, Pedagogy and didactics, Musikvetenskap, Musicology, flutes, panpipes, siku, quena, traditional music, Andes, playing techniques
language
English
id
1317780
date added to LUP
2008-07-08
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2010-03-01 17:05:38
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  abstract     = {Video available at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2P8JTEygNcU

What are the differences and similarities between the playing techniques of the siku and the quena in Peru and Bolivia, and in addition, the ways these techniques are taught? This is an investigation into the differences and similarities concerning playing techniques of the quena (Andes end-blown flute) and the siku (Andes panpipes) between Bolivia and Peru, as it is used in the traditional music of the Andes. The background material consists of interviews with five important quena and siku players, two players are from Bolivia and three players from Peru. The results illustrate the differences in playing techniques between the two countries. The main finding is mainly the national differences between players in each nation concerning the embouchure and articulation used for the quena and the siku.},
  author       = {de la Calle, Luis},
  keyword      = {Pedagogik,didaktik,Pedagogy and didactics,Musikvetenskap,Musicology,flutes,panpipes,siku,quena,traditional music,Andes,playing techniques},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {The quena and the siku - A comparison between Bolivian and Peruvian playing techniques},
  year         = {2008},
}