caixa de maracatu

In the Braszilian federal state of Pernambuco, an old traditional way of making drums has been revived: instead of tuning the caixa with lugs, the traditional rope system is used. Besides spectacular optics, this technique has effects on the sound of the drum: since the shell of the drum is not injured by drill holes nor muffled by the weight of metal hardware, the body vibrates freely and generates a strong open sound. The wooden rims make rimshots softer.

In the Braszilian federal state of Pernambuco, an old traditional way of making drums has been revived: instead of tuning the caixa with lugs, the traditional rope system is used. Besides... learn more »
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caixa de maracatu

In the Braszilian federal state of Pernambuco, an old traditional way of making drums has been revived: instead of tuning the caixa with lugs, the traditional rope system is used. Besides spectacular optics, this technique has effects on the sound of the drum: since the shell of the drum is not injured by drill holes nor muffled by the weight of metal hardware, the body vibrates freely and generates a strong open sound. The wooden rims make rimshots softer.

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Barravento Caixa de Maracatu 12" A504001 Caixa de Maracatu 12"
Barravento

Delivery: 2-5 business days (EU mainland)

€191.90 *
Barravento Caixa de Maracatu 14" A504003 Caixa de Maracatu 14"
Barravento

Delivery: 2-5 business days (EU mainland)

€242.00 *
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