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date: 14 November 2019

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  • John M. Schechter

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Afro-Cuban musical bow. It is made from a short, flexible stick of wood and has a small gourd resonator attached near the lower end of the bow. It is played by striking the vegetal fibre string with a stick, or by the friction of another bow. It can be held between the chin and shoulder and bowed like a violin. The ...

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