castanets (Pair of concave shells)

~ Percussion instrument

Description

Pair of concave wood, bone, shell or even fibreglass shells, they are combined by a string and are often used by dancers.

Relationships

related instruments: finger cymbals
subtypes: krakebs
spoons
tōkere (Māori taonga pūoro castanets)
type of: clapper (egyptian anchient clappers)
struck idiophone
Wikidata: Q183932 [info]
picture: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:F3_Kastanjetter.tif [info]