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  • Luis Felipe Ramón Y Rivera
  •  and J. Richard Haefer


Musical bow of indigenous peoples of Costa Rica and Nicaragua. It is known as caramba (carimba) in Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador. A length of thin flexible wood up to 140 cm long is slightly curved with a metal or hemp string attached to both ends of the arc. The string is divided a third to halfway along by a small attached ...

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