Ghana Aslatua Shaker

The aslatua (ah-SLAH-too-uh) is a unique hand percussion toy that will capture your attention with its tricky polyrhythm.

SKU: ASLA

Availability: In stock

$11.95
$11.95

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Details

The aslatua (ah-SLAH-too-uh) is a unique hand percussion toy that will capture your attention with its tricky polyrhythm. This simple instrument (also known as aslato, kashaka, cascas, televi, kasso-kassoni, and more) is played by holding one gourd in the palm while simultaneously shaking and swinging the second gourd. The gourds come from the Swawa tree in West Africa, which are dried, hollowed, filled with pebbles, and connected with a string. You'll have hours of fun playing with this traditional African instrument.

Features include:

  • Two small, strong Swawa gourds filled with tiny pebbles
  • Strong connector rope, securely fastened to each gourd
  • Multiple uses: conventional "egg" shaker; polyrhythmic percussion instrument
  • Great gift for any percussion enthusiast

Additional Info

Additional Info

SKU ASLA
Material Swawa Gourd/String
Dimensions 1.5-2.5" gourds connected by 6" of string
Country of Origin Ghana

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