Txalaparta [ tʃala'paɾta ] is a Basque percussion instrument from a set of stretched over a tree trunk wood sound, similar to the Romanian Toaca and the Greek Semantron. It is 50 cm long sticks (Basque makilak, [ ma'kiʎak ] ) beaten. Similar to the xylophone sounds according to how a different tone.
Txalaparta game accompanied in the Basque folk music often other instruments such as the accordion Trikitixa.
- Basque country