Maracas consists of a gourd containing dried seeds and a wooden handle. There are no fixed specifications for size and shape, and they are usually used in pairs. When playing, shake the pronunciation with a hand-held handle.
Maracas belongs to the family of Ti Ming musical instruments, which are generally classified as percussion instruments. When playing, it makes a slight “rustle”, which is usually accompanied by clapper music or fast-paced music to set off the atmosphere.
Maracas is a typical Latin American rhythmic instrument. It is often used in Latin American dance music. It is also a necessary instrument for Rumba band. Sometimes it is also used as a rhythmic instrument in Western orchestras.