CLASSIFICATION CHART ORGANOLOGICAL OF CANARY ISLANDS INSTRUMENTS IDEOPHONES
Sticks or keys of Tenerife and La Palma.
Lapas of Lanzarote and Fuerteventura.
Chácaras of La Gomera and El Hierro.
Castanets or castanets.
Percussion with the foot on the ground.
Percussion with a stick on the floor or wooden box.
Irons – Swords.
Church bells (liturgical use).
Water gourds with stones inside (rattles, maracas).
Esquilas, cowbells, bells, cattle collars or of domestic animals, bells, stews.
Cans full of rice, pellets or pebbles.
Swords (Ranchos de Ánimas).
Wrought glass bottle.
Cane scraper or güiro.
Ratchet or ratchet (liturgical use).
Marímbula, marímbola or box.
Free: Zumbadera (Stone tied to a thread or wire).
Leaf oboes: fennel bark, cane bud leaf, zigzag folded vegetable leaf, gourd leaf trunk, other plant elements. Leaf clarinets: Cruet, geranium, parrot stick, dried chive stem, Indian bay leaf.
Tube clarinets: Reed tube reed.
Whistles: Apricot Pipe, Dried Poppy Artichoke or poppy, cane joint.
Flutes: Travesera or whistle (La Palma and El Hierro).
Beak flutes: Ductus lingual, natural pavilion (clay), plunger. With fingering hole: La Palma, 6 holes. Tenerife, 3 holes.
Natural horns: Conch, bucio or fotuto, horns.
Accordions: Buttons, key hand piano.
Others: Water whistles.
From frame: Head tambourine and rattles, Head tambourine without rattles (Tajaraste), rattle or drum (Icod), tambourines with limpets and rattles.
From snare: Single head drums (Ga-rafía-La Palma), drums double patch (War box, different models and sizes with or without calacimbre, perdelera or staff).
Kazoo: cigarette paper or onion cloth on a comb or joint,
two pieces of wood, membrane and headdresses inside the mouth.
Timple, contra, contro or camellito, requinto, guitar.
Plucked string with plectrum or pick:
Lute, Lute, Mandolin, bandurria.
Of rubbed rope:
Violin, Contrabass (recently incorporated).