Welcome to this elementary maracas online course! In this course, you will learn how to execute upwards and downward motions with the maracas as well as how to play the most popular rhythms on the maracas Llaneras.
The music genres to be found in the plains between Venezuela and Colombia are of great variety. In this Maracas course, we’ll learn how to play the most popular ones, like the Joropo, Waltz, Merengue (Venezuelan style), and other rhythms like Onda Nueva, Danza, and Bolero.
Take a look at this example on how to play Joropo Llanero with the maracas:
Get started with learning how to play the maracas with TuCuatro! Maracas is normally played by holding each one in one hand by the handle, so the vibration of the body can be plentiful.
You can simply enroll in this Maracas course for free or if you are already a TuCuatro user, then login with your account and look at the menu to navigate through the content. Each lesson is made so you can go through the course at your own pace and see the musical genres that you like the most first.
We welcome you to the world of Maracas! There are great resources to learn to play this exotic instrument, also we recommend you check some videos of the best maracas players around the world, like " target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Ernesto Laya and " target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Manuel Rangel. We recommend you start with the first lesson to learn how to hold your instrument.