In Greek mythology, Syrinx (Σύριγξ) was a forest Nymph. In her attempt to escape the affection of god Pan (a creature half he-goat and half man), she was transformed in water-reed or calamos (cane-reed). Then, Pan cut several reeds, he placed them in parallel one next to the other, bound them together and made a melodic musical instrument. Ancient Greeks called this instrument Syrinx, in honour of the Muse, and Pandean, or Pan-pipes and Pan-flute, after Pan.

 

Hand-crafted by Yannis Pantazis from local cane

 

 

Syrinx

€60.00Price
Scale

Open Tuesday -Sunday

Free Admission

Megalochori Village

Santorini, Greece 847 00

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Tel:    +30 22860 85374

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