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date: 13 November 2019

Gapachoslocked

  • J. Richard Haefer

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Small gourd maracas of the Andean area of Colombia. They take their name from the gapacho plant, whose seeds are used as rattle elements. They are played together with chirimías in the highlands. Similar instruments in Columbia’s Llanos area are called clavellinas, also filled with gapacho seeds, and are played in Llanero ...

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