Lesson 16
Musical
Instruments of
Latin American
Latin American Music
 has bee.n one of the most influence kinds of
music in the world. Different musical styles
such as t...
Precussion
Instruments
 The macaracas is a
pair of dried gourds
with wooden
handles. They are
played by shaking.
Each piece of this
may be fille...
Claves
 are pairs of round,
hardwood sticks that
are tapped together.
They are used to
play a special
ongoing syncopated
...
Bongo Drum
 is a pair of drums
struck by the hands.
The first piece is the
larger than the
other. That drums
that are con...
Congo Drum
 is a single extra-tall
bongo, struck with
the player’s hands.
These come in four
different sizes.
Cabasa
 looks like a wooden
spool with metal
beads wound
around it and a
wooden handle. It is
played by twisting
the bead...
Steel Drums
 are tuned metal
barrels.
Puerto Rican Cuatro
 is a small four-
stringed instrument
similar to the largest
ukulele.
Tiple
 is found in the
Andes mountain
regions of
Venezuela and
Colombia. It has
four double or triple
sets of strings tha...
Charango
 is a lute-shaped
instrument with five
pairs of strings.
Originally, it is made
from an Armadillo’s
shell.
Wind
Instruments
Panpipes
 are known as
antaras and
zampanias, a type of
woodwind
instrument from the
Andes mountains,
now Peru.
Trumpets
 are wind
instruments that are
made from couch
shells, tree barks
and bamboo.
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Lesson 16

  1. 1. Lesson 16 Musical Instruments of Latin American
  2. 2. Latin American Music  has bee.n one of the most influence kinds of music in the world. Different musical styles such as tango, cha-cha, samba, rumba, salsa, and merengue were blended with Northern pop and jazz music that gave birth to the popularity of Latin American pop singers.  Musical instruments play an important role in the cultural of Latin American countries.
  3. 3. Precussion Instruments
  4. 4.  The macaracas is a pair of dried gourds with wooden handles. They are played by shaking. Each piece of this may be filled with beads, beans, or pebbles.
  5. 5. Claves  are pairs of round, hardwood sticks that are tapped together. They are used to play a special ongoing syncopated rhythm that keeps a steady rhythm and tempo.
  6. 6. Bongo Drum  is a pair of drums struck by the hands. The first piece is the larger than the other. That drums that are connected by a piece of wood.
  7. 7. Congo Drum  is a single extra-tall bongo, struck with the player’s hands. These come in four different sizes.
  8. 8. Cabasa  looks like a wooden spool with metal beads wound around it and a wooden handle. It is played by twisting the beads back and forth using the palm.
  9. 9. Steel Drums  are tuned metal barrels.
  10. 10. Puerto Rican Cuatro  is a small four- stringed instrument similar to the largest ukulele.
  11. 11. Tiple  is found in the Andes mountain regions of Venezuela and Colombia. It has four double or triple sets of strings that are used to accompany a certain music.
  12. 12. Charango  is a lute-shaped instrument with five pairs of strings. Originally, it is made from an Armadillo’s shell.
  13. 13. Wind Instruments
  14. 14. Panpipes  are known as antaras and zampanias, a type of woodwind instrument from the Andes mountains, now Peru.
  15. 15. Trumpets  are wind instruments that are made from couch shells, tree barks and bamboo.

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