Carimba
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Carimba

The carimba is a national instrument of the Nahua people of Mexico. It is made from a reed, five feet long and an inch or more thick, a brass wire connected both ends and making the reed bend, with a string attaching the wire to the reed, and a jicaro as resonator, played using another reed to set the wires vibrating.

References

  • Saville, M. H.; S. Habel (September 1898). "The Musical Bow in Ancient Mexico". American Anthropologist. 11 (9): 280-284. doi:10.1525/aa.1898.11.9.02a00030. JSTOR 658759.



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