Chinese block


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Chinese block

n
(Instruments) a percussion instrument consisting of a hollow wooden block played with a drumstick
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Prosecutors accused the suspect of walking around in women's clothes in International City's Chinese block.
The stand outs were the woodwind and percussion, with the latter dashing hither and thither to replicate the central fugue with everything from castanets and Chinese block to tambourine and triangle.
The Hot Seats were previously known as Special Ed and the Shortbus, and have fine-tuned their skills on the US redneck bars and college clubs circuit, experimenting with a suitcase full of assorted toys to supplement the guitar/mandolin/banjo/ fiddle/bass line-up, employing everything from kazoo and jawharp to washboard, tin can percussion and Chinese blocks.

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