finger cymbals


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Noun1.finger cymbals - a percussion instrument consisting of a pair of hollow pieces of wood or bone (usually held between the thumb and fingers) that are made to click together (as by Spanish dancers) in rhythm with the dance
percussion instrument, percussive instrument - a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by one object striking another
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
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Peppy, comedic, and perfectly accented by the interplay between baritone ukulele and bass ukulele (with highlights from vibraphone, marimba, vibraslap, shakers, finger cymbals, wood block, kazoo, and more), Walking Around with Giants is a delight for families to share, especially during car trips or rainy day fun time.
4 (the colour of your wrist, in the autumn) veers close to the sculptures in also featuring texts etched into brass, though here the metal takes the form of finger cymbals slotted button-like into slits in two framed sheets of thick gray recycled paper.
Rieth was a founding member of Pink Martini, playing everything from bongos to finger cymbals.
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He's included authentically Middle Eastern touches--"We've got drums, we've got finger cymbals, we've got swords, we've got stilts"--as well as some decidedly inauthentic ones.
The hairdresser sings his story to the accompaniment of finger cymbals amid a shower of falling petals.
I feel like we're in a cocoon here - money no object, kids in a good private school," moaned Rafia, pinging a pair of finger cymbals and lighting incense.
And would Maria understand if I started wearing a diaphanous skirt, finger cymbals and a veil?