finger cymbals

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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

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Take, for instance, one of the sentences used to illustrate the difference between eremetic and hermetic: "King Alabastro kept Dariushka's eyeballs and heart in a hermetically sealed bivalve coffer, her garter belt entwined with his suspenders, her finger cymbals with his cuff links, and her sling-back satin slippers at the foot of their conjugal bed.
So all three of us took off our shoes and sat cross-legged on the cushions on the floor surrounded by Arnold Schwarzenegger and company, and Allen with little finger cymbals, you know, ching ching, began to teach us various chants.
Eugene continues this weekend with weaving, printmaking, modeling, belly dancing with finger cymbals, basic blacksmithing and a mosaic tile workshop, among others.
We do traveling moves, finger cymbals and veil moves," said Mrs.
Tomorrow's bandstand guests include the acclaimed ex-circus clown and oneman soul band Rory McLeod performing with voice, harmonica, guitar, trombone, spoons, finger cymbals, bandorea, djembe and tap shoes.
The finger cymbals was something I learnt a long time before I started dancing.
Tinkerbell is represented by a tiny pair of finger cymbals.
Bazelon reveals an interest in exotic, delicate sounds, such as those coaxed from marimba and log drums with soft rubber mallets and from bell tree and finger cymbals with a triangle beater.
But if you're picturing finger cymbals, robes and airport lobbies, you're well off the mark.
Subsequently, I studied dance at the Paul Sanasardo Summer Workshop in Saratoga Springs, where a divine human accompanied class playing cello and finger cymbals, and burst into song at the perfect moment.