This Carol is from the Leon province in Spain. You can find info about the instruments in this song in the notes below.

Zúmbale al pandero - Spanish Children's Songs - Spain - Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Rhymes from Around the World  - Intro Image

Notes

*About the Instruments in this song:

-A "pandero" is a large and thick tambourine.
-A rebec is the ancestor of the violin.
-A friction drum is a rustic drum pierced in the middle of the skin with a rod inserted in it that you move up and down to produce a sound.
-An "almirez" was a mortar that was used to crush food but was sometimes also used as a percussion instrument.

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Sung by Monique Palomares.

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Sheet Music

Sheet Music - Zúmbale al pandero

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Thanks to Monique Palomares for the midi and the translation.

Image: Dancer and Tambourine, Edgar Degas, France, ca. 1897.

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