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Tuned percussion instrument with wooden bars and tube resonators with a characteristically full round resonant tone. The range is usually three to four octaves, and it is played with rubber core mallets covered with a certain yarn. Originally from Africa, the instrument is also found in some Latin American countries, including Mexico and Guatemala.


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