horn double pipe

1993.002.001

Catalog Date: 
06/29/2009
Gparent: 
6: T&E For Communication
Object Name: 
Alboka
Parent: 
Musical T&E
Provenance: 
Bought by Jose Luis Egiluz for the BMCC in the Basque Country
Record As: 
Purchase
Record Date: 
1993
Record From: 
Jose Luis Egiluz
Subjects: 
horn double pipe
Horn instrument made of actual horn with a wooden handle; the mouthpiece side is a small piece of an animal's horn that has been cut away and inverted so that you are blowing into the larger side; inside is two wooden pipes so that the instrument is a double windpipe; these two pipes is what the musician blows through; the pipes go through the horn and out the other side, and travel over the top of the wooden handle; the wooden handle is in the shape of a half circle with the flat edge connected to he pipes; the wood handle is dark stained and has multiple small carvings of leaves and vines wi
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