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Reed zampona panpipe, "Wari Melody"

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The melodious tunes of the zampoña offers transport to the Andes, where it is... more

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The melodious tunes of the zampoña offers transport to the Andes, where it is believed to originate during the days of the Wari culture. Benito Tito crafts the double panpipe with natural reed and includes a pouch woven in the style of Cuzco textiles.

  • 0.33 kgs
  • 0.7 lbs
  • 58 cm H x 12.5 cm W x 4 cm D
  • 22.75" H x 4.9" W x 1.6" D

  • Reed
  • Instrument Rating: Decorative quality, intended only as a conversation piece
  • Made in Peru.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Andesicon info
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30

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12/21/2017

"Beautiful professional"

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Exquisite case and instrument. My husband LOVED it for his music studio! Tone is wonderful!

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Wari Melody, Reed zampona panpipe

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Husband
  • Occasion: Christmas

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10/01/2017

"Perfect"

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Gave this beautiful pipe as a gift. He loves it! Very well made and surprisingly not that difficult to play. Great pipe!

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Wari Melody, Reed zampona panpipe

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Brother
  • Occasion: Christmas

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07/15/2017

"Great Panpipe"

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Very well made Panpipe flutes and the bag is real well crafted, colorful and looks awesome!

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Wari Melody, Reed zampona panpipe

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04/05/2021

"Perfect gift for someone who loves instruments"

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I gave it to my daughters boyfriend whos a musician and collects instruments. He loved it!

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Andean Panpipe, Reed Zampona Panpipe Flute Handmade Instrument from Peru

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Tom

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02/27/2021

"Nice piece"

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It works well

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11/04/2020

"Gem loves wood ronroco guitar"

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Great addition to my collection.

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Chavin Sun, Wood ronroco guitar

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

For generations, the Tito family legacy has helped to preserve the musical traditions of the Peruvian Andes. The art of crafting musical instruments to produce the haunting music indigenous to this region has been passed from father to son. Benito is now an elder master. He embraces every opportunity to teach younger artisans the vast array of skills required to handcraft a musical instrument and proudly incorporates local materials, such as jungle bamboo, into his designs.

Now in his seventies, Benito has had cataract surgery but now faces glaucoma. Work is more difficult for him but he refuses to give up. The income from the sales of his musical instruments help him care for his wife who can no longer care for herself, pay for his grandchildren’s education and maintain his dignity. He is grateful that the orders for his work have increased since joining Novica.

Whenever Benito has a large order or many orders to fill at the same time, he hires other craftspeople to help him. He especially likes to give work to those who are from his hometown of Puno - he likes to be able to share the income this work brings with others in his community.

Now in his seventies, Benito is entirely dependent upon Novica sales. The income derived from the sales of his musical instruments support him, his wife and his grandchildren. He also gives work to other artisans when he needs help to meet the demand for his work.

As Benito's sales have grown through Novica, he has been able to hire other artisans to help meet the demand for his handcrafted instruments. He has trained many of them in this traditional craft and prides himself on preserving this traditional Peruvian art form.

Now in his seventies, Benito lives with one of his children and their children. Their parents provide for their children's food and clothing and Benito proudly pays for his grandchildren's education, even though he often struggles to do so.

Benito Tito has received a $450 microcredit loan with 0% interest. Proceeds were used to purchase wood, strings and accessories for his musical instruments.

This artist is an elder master and continues to actively practice their craft.

 
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