tarota (Wooden keyless shawm from Catalonia)

~ Wind instrument


Traditional Catalan double reed of medieval origin. Used for cobla music in the 19th century, it mostly disappeared: current tarotas are a modern re-invention.


from:Catalunya, Spain
type of:double reed
shawm (12th century to present double reed woodwind)
derivations:tible (Catalan valved shawm used in cobla)
related instruments:tenora (Catalonian double reed descendant of shawm)
Wikidata:Q2394487 [info]