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date: 14 November 2019

Cacharaina [kacaraina, charrasca]locked

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[kacaraina, charrasca]

Scraper and rattle used in the folk music of south-central Chile. It is made from the jawbone of a mule or donkey, with the teeth rubbed with a stick. It can also be struck with a stick, producing both the impact sound and the rattling sound of the loose teeth. The edges of the jawbone are painted with flowers and leaves. In some parts of Chile it is called ...

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