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Balaphon à Marimba is a project that aims to show through music what is the history and origin of Marimba (percussion instrument similar to the xylophone). According to the little records that there is a marimba as we know it today, it had its origin in the Balaphon or African marimba and that around the 16th centuries when the slaves were taken to the Central American area (Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala) there they found wood equal to the one they had in Africa and thus built instruments similar to those they made in Africa. At the beginning of sec. XX the Americans modernized this instrument making it an instrument that appears today linked to classical music, Jazz, Rock, Worl Music, etc. In this project I will also include the electronic marimba where I use sound effects such as delays, reverb, loops, thus building a mix of sounds in which the traditional and rudimentary blend with the modern and complex.