Guitarra de canya

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The guitarra de canya (or guitarra d’ossos,[1] escaleta) is a Spanish percussion instrument made out of several reeds or bones, suspended by cords in a row and hung from the neck. To play, the reeds are struck or rubbed with two sticks, with the tone produced depending on the size of the reed struck. It is a rhythmic instrument, mainly played in the regions of Spain: Catalonia and Mallorca


  1. ^ Xosé Aviñoa (2001). Història de la música catalana, valenciana i balear. Edicions Península 62. pp. 23, 108. ISBN 978-84-297-4830-7.