percussion instrument played by holding and shaking in hands
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A maraca (sometimes called a shaker or chac-chac)[1] is a rattle used in Caribbean and Latin music. It makes noise when it is shaken. Two of them are usually played at the same time.

Percussion instrument
Classification Percussion
Related instruments

References change

  1. Mendes, John (1976). Cote ce Cote la: Trinidad and Tobago Dictionary. Arima, Trinidad: Syncreators. p. 135.