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marimba

A regional Spanish term for marijuana.
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The bars of a chromatic marimba are arranged like the keys of a piano, with the groups of two and three accidentals raised vertically, overlapping the natural bars to aid the performer both visually and physically.
In both performances the Women's Concert Marimba of the Ministry of Culture and Sports of Guatemala developed a wide repertoire of different musical genres, and both National Anthems of Guatemala and Cuba were performed in marimba, as well as the "Guantanamera" and "El Manisero", two themes of traditional Cuban music.
Marimba was the first woman to join a mangrove conservation group in the area.
Where "Xylophone" relies on syncopation, though, "Marimba" works through a related compositional element known as hemiola.
It was then that a new band from the mission house was formed called Afro Marimba Band.
"Fueron muchas las promesas no cumplidas durante anos y ahora los indigenas se fastidiaron; pero ojala que las marimbas suenen de vuelta, porque Chiapas es tierra de marimba.
Even though his marimba is the main attraction in every performance he gives around the world -- and he has toured more than 17 countries already -- Zimbalista is master of some 40 different percussion instruments.
Ejecutadas en una marimba disenada especialmente para acompanar las funciones, las peliculas se musicalizaban por pequenas composiciones para cada tipo de escena.
While a collaborative performance of traditional Japanese drums and shakuhachi may not be unusual, throw the exotic marimba into the mix and you have a unique experience.
The Bailey's nightclub in Darlington was Las Bamba and closer to home Middlesbrough had the Marimba and Contessa and Stockton, Tito's.
A ROUSING beat on the African drums followed by a "haunting" performance on the marimba wowed judges and the audience at the Mrs Sunderland Festival.
Rojak, bass trombone; Steven Beck, Martha Locker, piano; James Baker, vibraphone; She-e Wu, marimba. Summit Records DCD 639.