Shaker made from a large bean pod. Bought by MEM from Amsterdam in 1978 for the Education Centre.

{RELATEDOBJS: Music Gallery - Various shakers
HOB – selection of gourd shakers}

Like all idiophones, bean-pod rattles make their own sound from the vibrations of the material the instrument is made from without the use of reeds, strings and so on. In this case the materials knocking together, being 'concussed', make the sound.

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