instruments of yesterday and today, developed in the vast
region of the Andes thousands of years ago. Before the 16th century
invasion, people made and played only two families of instruments,
winds and percussion.
made from a single row of graduated lengths of bamboo
pipes, tuned in a pentatonic scale. Payas are very popular andean
instrument play by Andean musicians and Andean groups
the regions of South America and around the globe.