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  • John M. Schechter
  •  and J. Richard Haefer


Spanish term used for various aerophones of Spain and the New World. In Spain it may designate a simple whistle, or a duct flute with three holes (such as the Basque txistu or the gaita of León, Galicia, and lower Andalusia) or a cane flute with mouthpiece and seven holes, popular in Castille. Among the Guatemalan Maya, the ...

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Latin American Music Review