Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Musician playing "askomantoura" (bagpipe) from Crete



This photo is courtesy of Helene Semanderes who brought it to my attention on Facebook.

Froso Gryllaki (musician) playing "askomantoura" from Arhanes, Crete
Φρόσω Γρυλλάκη, μουσικός ασκομαντούρας από Αρχάνες....


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The Askomantoura is a bagpipe made out of the skin of a lamb.


You can read some interesting information about the Askomantoura on the following music folklore link - http://www.kretakultur.dk/english/folklore/music/bagpipe.htm


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