The LP Brazilian Brass Cuica drum is a unique friction drum made of a deep brass shell with a goat skin head. This 8"ÇÎ diameter x 10-1/2"ÇÎ Brazilian drum is often used in all kinds of Samba music.
Features an innovative top-tuning design with 8 tuning lugs and precision machined hardware. To play, you rub the interior bamboo stick with a wet cloth while applying pressure to the "stick bead"ÇÎ in the center of the drumhead, which produces a unique and pleasant sound. The pitches and timbres can be altered by applying varying degrees of pressure.