Music shaking -Maracas with handles
2 different colored instruments
Very small maracas
Schütteleier for many years has been proving themselves. They are popular everywhere. Now they also get the shaking eggs with handles.
They use these very small maracas very often in class. A couple always belong to different colored instruments. One of this sounds higher, the other deeper and stronger.
Maracas or Rumba rattles, as they are also called, belong to the group of percussion instruments from a hollow body filled with planters, grain or pebbles and a handle. This hollow body originally consisted of dried pumpkins; Today wood, leather or plastics are used.
Maraca’s are played, whereby they are shaken rhythmically so that the typical pounding sound is created. In rattling with different sound colors, the deeper sounding with the right, the higher -sounding rattles with the left hand.
Maracas are used particularly in Latin American music styles (e.g. at Samba, Rumba or Bossa Nova), but are also suitable as Toy instruments and for making music in class.