Type: Aerophones > Duct > Flutes.
Hornbostel-Sachs No#: 421.211.12
Specimens: 1 in collection.
Region: South Americas.
Description: The pincullo or pinkillu (in Quecha) is a short length flute having a closed fipple at the top of the instrument where it is played. Usually having 6 to 7 finger holes. This flute is played in Bolivia and Peru. Pincullo are played solo, or in ensemble often accompanied by percussion or stringed instruments or both depending on the region the pincullo is played.
Citations: Bibliography: Websites: / Blogs / Egardo civallero Bitacora de un Musico / Blog For Musicians [Pinkullo Potosino Article]