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That is known as an Erke. The erke (alternatively erque, coroneta, or quepa) is a large labrophone (lip reed) instrument native to the Gran Chaco of Bolivia, northern Chile, and Argentine Northwest. (SOURCE: Wikipedia) (PHOTO CREDIT: By N J.O. Zavalía -, CC BY 2.0,


Often it's a case of chasing through libraries, recordings, and memories. The Library of Congress has a large amount of old sheet music. A source for early tangos is You can search for melodies or lyrics (mostly melodies.) There are ...

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