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Washboard

The washboard is a corrugated device, usually made of metal, for scrubbing clothes. It is used as a rhythm musical instrument by scraping the board with a piece of metal, one's hand and nails, or other devices to produce a rasping sound. It is a popular instrument in Cajun and Zydeco music.

Class: scraped idiophone
Family: scraper

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washboard.txt · Last modified: 2011/12/18 13:11 by angelromero