Castanets are a percussion instrument (idiophone), used in Kalo, Moorish, Ottoman, ancient Roman, Italian, Spanish, Sephardic, Swiss, and Portuguese music. The instrument consists of a pair of concave shells joined on one edge by a string. They are held in the hand and used to produce clicks for rhythmic accents or a. May 7, Castanets are a member of a very old family of musical instruments that has been found on every civilized continent, with some examples dating back 10, years . The "modern" style of castanets probably originated with the Phoenicians, who passed it on to the Iberians, who called them "crusmata. Which brings us to the new Castanets record, Decimation Blues, the music of a man who's learned to live and build among the wreckage—twelve seemingly offhand, secretly meticulous tracks that we can hunker down in. “Still always good to be alone in someone else's home,” Raposa sings. He'll lend us his place, or teach.
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