This is where you'll find our Txalaparta news (workshops, downloads, sticks). In time this may have a website of it's own, but for now, you can always contact us here for details.

 

Txalaparta

The txalaparta is a musical instrument from the Basque Country. It's made of large wooden planks which are played by two people in a unique and unusual way. 

   

Sticks/palos/makillas:
To buy txalaparta sticks, follow the link on the left menu

Downloads:
If you'd like to know more about the txalaparta, this download is an article written for the Galpin Society Journal in 2007:
TxalapartaGSJLeaf[1] and TxalapartaGSJLeaf[2].
If you'd like to refer to this article, the full bibliographic reference is:
Leaf, H, 2007. An Introduction to the Basque Txalaparta. Galpin Society Journal 60, 215-219.

Many thanks to the The Galpin Society for giving permission to use the download. Their website is here