Gaita Galega

Name: Gaita Galega.
Type: Aerophones > Reeds > Bagpipes.
Hornbostel-Sachs No#: 422.112
Country: Galicia, Spain.
Region: Iberian Peninsula & Western Europe.

Description: The Gaita Galega or Galician Gaita [in Galician & Portuguese: Gaita Galega in Galician / Portuguese ; in Spanish: Gaita Gallega] is the traditional instrument of Galicia and northern Portugal. The word Gaita is used across Northern Spain as a generic term for bagpipe. Although in the South of Spain and Portugal it denotes a variety of horn, flute or oboe like instruments according to region.

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