What is a guiro?

Answer The guiro is a percussion instrument that supposedly originated in Puerto Rico. It has a distinctive rasping sound made by running a mallet over a grooved gourd.HistoryAccording to MusicofPuertoRic... Read More »

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Who invented the guiro?

According to the "Music of Puerto Rico" website, the guiro, a musical instrument made from a notched, hollowed-out gourd, was invented by indigenous people of Central and South America. The actual ... Read More »