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Peruvian Gourd Huiro - Dolphin Pair

Retail Price: $35.00

Your Price: $27.00

You Save: $8.00 [23%]

SKU: mm0075

Product Dimensions: 12.5 in Long x 4

Availability: In stock

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Quick Overview:

A traditional Andean percussion instrument, our hand carved and etched gourd huiro is a great percussion instrument for keeping rhythm. This one features a playful diving pair of dolphins on both sides. Comes with a metal pua, stick for playing. Handcrafted in Peru.

Detailed Information:
  • Fair Trade
  • Hand Made


The Huiro
The huiro, or guiro, is a percussion instrument consisting of an open-ended, hollow gourd with parallel notches cut in one side. It is played by rubbing a wooden or metal stick, pua, along the notches to produce a ratchet-like sound. It is commonly used in Latin-American music, and plays a key role in the typical cumbia rhythm section. The huiro is also known as calabazo,guayoralladera, or rascador. In Brazil it is commonly known as reco-reco.

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