The sound of the Kokiriko is often described as being like Dominos falling. A traditional instrument from Japan, it is played by creating an arc shape and moving the arms up and down. This causes the slats to clack together in rapid succession.



This piece of percussion traditionally has a band of leather on the back to hold it together. The A-star range has no such material. This helps to make them more robust and lower maintenance.


Hardwood Kokiriko

Traditional Japanese hardwood Kokiriko

Perfect for school percussion workshops

Can create numerous effects and rhythms




Small hands Clatterpillar

Made of robust, durable plastic

Smooth to hold

Produces a crisp sound

Small and light, perfect for early years



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Heidi worked for a number of years at Normans Musical Instruments, progressing from a Saturday Sales Assistant to a full time Brass Specialist within our Sales Team. Heidi has now left Normans and we wish her all the best for her future endeavors.