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Answered 2014-06-25 17:23:24

It is not clear when maracas were invented. However, there is proof that they were used about 1500 year ago in Columbia.

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Where were maracas first used?

Maracas were actually first used in Columbia.

What are maracas origanly were made out of and what was in them?

The Maracas Where Made Out Of....... Your Mothers Eggs And Sperm Cells In Side Of Them =)

5 fact about maracas?

Maracas have usually got either beans or rice inside them They originated from south America They are often found in Latin American Music were first made from dried gourd shells Maracas are made from plastic or wood today

What is the name of the person who made the maracas?

No one knows, the maracas are an old instrument.

What is the history of maracas?

Maracas are musical instruments essential to Latin and South American orchestras and bands. Mareacas were first created and used by native Indians in Puerto Rico. Maracas in Puerto Rico were made from the fruit of the Higuera tree.

Who used maracas first?

Probably the Tainos of Puerto Rico. They made them from the fruit of the Higuera Tree.

Why are maracas edible?

Maracas are not edible. They are made from dried and treated hollowed out gourds containing pebbles or beans.

History of maracas?

Maracas existed as long as the Stone Age. Maracas originated among several ancient civilizations at the same time. African tribes were believed to the first to use the maracas .they use it for festival dances and cheering for hunting. Later the south Pacific Islander made their own maracas by using plants seed and dried coconut. years later it changed and formed into the maracas today they are essential to today's Latin and south American ensembles, the history of maracas was found through the artworks of pre Columbian Indian.

Were maracas made in Medieval Times?


What are maracas made out off?

Wood and beans

Are maracas man made in Mexico?


What year were maracas invented?

Maracas where invented around about 1750 by the red American tribes and where made using coconuts and seeds.

What do they call maracas in Africa?


When was the maracas invented?

maracas was invented in 1750

What do maracas have inside them?

Maracas have rice or regular beans in them and sometimes special maracas have salt or sand in them.

Why are maracas important in Mexico?

They aren't. Maracas are just one of many music instruments found troughout the world. In their specific case, maracas were "invented" by the Arawak people (present-day Venezuela and Colombia) before contact with Europeans was made.

Who are some legends of the maracas?

the white goddess magically makes a pair of maracas and so became maracas

How can you change the pitch of maracas?

How can you change the pitch of maracas?

Are maracas percussion instruments?

Maracas are a percussion instrument.

'maracas' are a musical instrument in what country?


What is a Filipino maracas?

Tagalog translation of MARACAS: marakas

What are maracas?

A percussion instrument, originally made of gourds filled with dry seeds

What is a maracas?

A percussion instrument, originally made of gourds filled with dry seeds

How are maracas played?

To play the maracas, all you have to do is hold one maraca in one hand and the other maraca in the other hand. Then you shake the maracas.Playing the maracas is simple - get the maracas, place one in each hand and shake with the rythem or make your own!

What is non-tuned instrument?

This is one in which variations in pitch can not be made. An example is the maracas.

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