Traditional Italian Instruments


ZAMPOGNA:  A sort of bagpipe typically heard only at Christmas.



QUARTARA: A wind instrument; you have to blow across an opening in the narrow bottle neck. It is found in Sicily and Campania (south of Italy).



TAMBURINI / TAMBURELLI : A percussion instrument


SCACCIAPENSIERI (care-chaser): A sort of mouth – harp is a distintive instrument found only in northen Italy and Sicily.