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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As Li Shurui recites the rules of their relationship, her Chinese subtitled in English, Li Daiguo performs a stilted dance while playing zills (finger cymbals).
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.
Shortly after the men start dancing sideways, clapping sagat (finger cymbals) and shaking the mangour (leather belt made of goat hooves and studded with seashells) around their waist.
Rieth was a founding member of Pink Martini, playing everything from bongos to finger cymbals.
A pair of finger cymbals as used on Tiger Feet, A platform heel broken by the bass player from Sweet, A battered Rickenbacker, a knackered Stratocaster, A set of marbled plectrums spanning the entire spectrum, Clapton, Blackmore, Frampton, Jimmy Page and Alvin Lee; 'Shame the old boy's fretwork ain't as sharp as what it used to be.' Portly gents with ponytails In greying tee-shirts far too tight Check record sleeves for signs of wear, Get middle-aged kicks all through the night.
"I did all kinds of research," he says, "but Agrabah is a fictional place." 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.
Every prop, from a sword to the zills (finger cymbals), and every movement has a meaning and a cultural representation.
The hairdresser sings his story to the accompaniment of finger cymbals amid a shower of falling petals.
"Do the Aids and cancer research people know?" "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?