Guiro : A Percussion Instrument Played By Rubbing A Stick ( Pua ) Along Notches ...
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Description: guiro : a percussion instrument played by rubbing a stick ( pua ) along notches cut in one side , to produce a ratchet like sound , The gŸiro is commonly used in Latin American music , and plays a key role in the typical cumbia rhythm section . The gŸiro is also known as calabazo , guayo , ralladera or rascador . Long , orchestral version , seen here with marimba , used by harrison birtwistle , in his Mask of Orpheus ( for the BBC Proms 2009 ) .