Piompirintzi

Name: Piompirintzi.
Type: Chordophones > Bows > Mouth >
Hornbostel-Sachs No#: 311.
Country:  Peru.
Region: South America.

Description: The piompirintzi is a mouth bow played by the Asháninka, the tontórenzi of the nomatsiguenga, it is created to the jonoronati of the Shipibo-Conibo [related to the traditional Quené drawings].

The hónoroate of the Ese’ejja, the kandiroé of the Cashibo-Cacataibo, the cauca, caucato, tautinko or trompaiboca of the Quechua of the central Andes. And the old course of the coastal Afro-Peruvian communities, today the piompirintzi is almost extinct.

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