Siku Panflutes Bring Home The Sound Of The Andes

A song drifted across the plaza.  A forceful melody defined by a rhythmic flute that almost sounded like an animal breathing.  A week later, as I climbed the ruins at Ollantaytambo, I still couldn’t get it out of my head. Andean folk music is defined by the haunting tones of the Siku, the Andean panflute.  […]

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