rainstick


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rainstick

(ˈreɪnstɪk)
n
(Instruments) a musical instrument consisting of a tube filled with sand or pebbles, which is inverted to produce a sound
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For centuries, cultures in desert climates played a musical instrument called a rainstick to summon water from the skies.
He sets up a [corroboree] ground, and when he starts the [corroboree], you'll find that the Moon represents the stick that goes in the ground, the rainstick, and around the ring, that's the dust kicked up by the dancing.
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Led by Canon William Cliff and accompanied by a djembe and a pebble-filled Indonesian rainstick, the freestyle prayers of the people echoed the assembly's focus on water, homelessness and the exploitation of natural resources.
For example, the following rainstick activity was completed at Longwood University in the "Teaching Health and Physical Education for Classroom Teachers" learning environment.
Many Amerindian cultures have honored mountain and mountain spirits; Mountain Spirit, puts a rainstick in the usual instrumental mix reflects that tradition, while not exactly a hymn, its pulse reflects those of ceremonies celebrating mountains throughout the Americas.
Instruments: Violin, Piano, Guitar, African Drum, Crystal Bowls, Rainstick.
Accompanying Engkvist's vocals are piano, woodwinds, strings, percussion, djembe, Boomwhackers, tambourines, cymbals, chimes, shaker and rainstick, and Engkvist herself, playing quartz crystal singing bowls.
The real estate business is rife with superstitions, and now more than ever brokers are flocking to the rainstick during the drought.
These included a Roman trumpet, an Afro-Peruvian Udu drum, a rainstick and an improvised creation known among players as a "catastrophone".
Show examples of rainsticks and read, The Rainstick, a fable written by Sandra Chisholm Robinson.
and notes on homemade instruments, from the washtub bass to the rainstick.