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date: 14 November 2019

Burdinbarra (Basque: ‘lever’)locked


(Basque: ‘lever’)

Idiophone of the Basque region, known also as a palanka or satai. It is an iron bar, about 1 metre long, which is struck with small iron or wooden beaters, creating a bell-like sound. It used to be played in the lobera (or burdinbarra) serenade, performed to a couple at dusk on the day their marriage banns were called....

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