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El tochacatl, tochácatl, toxacatl o toxácatl is a group of aerophone instruments, of Mexican origin, whose main characteristics are being aspired instead of blown and do not have conical but tube mouthpieces. Prehispanic tochacatl was a straight, long rod. Afterwards, different forms and materials were adapted to the instrument.


  • Atlas Cultural de México. Música. México: Grupo Editorial Planeta. 1988. ISBN 968-406-121-8.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)