Claves

Claves

Claves are a percussion instrument, consisting of a pair of short, thick dowels. Traditionally they are made of wood, typically rosewood, ebony or grenadilla. In modern times they are also made of fibreglass or plastics. When struck they produce a bright clicking noise. Claves are sometimes hollow and carved in the middle to amplify the sound. Claves are very important in Cuban music, such as the son and guaguancó. They are often used to play a repeatin...

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