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The Habibis crack out the castanets
and chants for some traditional Greek music, while film score composer Ollie Olsen takes the music in a darker, more ominous direction.
Then put your thumb and finger into the glove pieces, and click together the castanets
His images, which range from a medieval siege to a long-eared bat, from rodents to castanets
, seem to bear no direct relation to Mathews' text, and this may be the point.
Marina Keet discovered Spanish dance as a ballet student in London, where she heard a pair of castanets
, followed the sound, and opened the door of Elsa Brunelleschi's studio.
CALABASAS - With castanets
, muskets and guitars, the Calabasas Anza Heritage Association on Sunday re-created the story of a 1776 Spanish expedition in a performance at the Sepulveda Adobe.
Los Danzaq de Ayacucho performed Peru's centuries-old scissors dance, named for the steel castanets
that accompany the intricate footwork and acrobatics.
She sang her aunt Carmen Miranda's ``Tico Tico,'' with castanets
and a lot of hip movement.
For The Nightingale and the Maiden, with music by Enrique Granados, the program read: "The Maja, her gay frivolity gone, is portrayed in somber hues of sorrow, and finds through her castanets
an affinity with the nightingale.
Miranda Miranda, like her aunt, wears heavy makeup and moves with that same flare for rhythm, sometimes using castanets
to enhance her delivery.
To the soulful music of Enrique Granados, she waltzed around the stage, playing castanets
so that their sounds accented the articulation of her expressive arms and upper body.
Even more devoid of style--and stylishness--were the character variations, especially the plodding Hungarian czardas for the Russians and the polka accompanied by castanets
for the Spaniards.