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date: 22 March 2019

maraca 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of Music
Author(s):
Michael KennedyMichael Kennedy, Joyce BourneJoyce Bourne

Latin‐American percussion instrument made from a pair of dried Cuban gourds, with beans or beads inside. Shaken by handle to produce a rattling effect. (Sometimes made of other materials with lead shot inside, to give a stronger effect.) Usually played as a pair. Used by dance‐bands, also in concert works by 20th‐cent. composers such as ... ...

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