There are two types of percussion casters: one is used by dancers to accompany dancers, and the other is a symphony orchestra instrument. The two have different shapes. Castanets were also introduced into Europe from the East, and mainly became a true folk instrument of Spanish backing and dancing. Symphonic bands were first used in Spanish dance music, such as Bolero.
The castanets are usually made of wood and have a shell shape. Two castanets are used to collide with each other to pronounce them. They are usually played with the right hand. When using a pair of castanets, one left and one right. Like triangular irons and snare drums, it is suitable for playing a variety of rhythms. Castanets originated in Spain and are still widely used in Spanish folk dance. This instrument has been available since ancient Rome and the Middle Ages. The real Spanish castanets are tied to your fingers, but it is not easy to play complex and free rhythms. You must have a high degree of skill. For the convenience of band players, the castanets used by modern bands have wooden handles and can be shaken by hand. Of course this simplified instrument cannot be compared with a true Spanish castanets.
If you do n’t know about percussion, it is also two wooden boards in your hands, but it beats the wild rhythm of life of the Spanish bullfighter. Castanets, also known as "Spanish castanets", are mostly used in the national dances of Spain, Italy and other southern European countries and Latin America. Its timbre is clear and translucent. From all kinds of complicated and wonderful rhythm patterns, let us feel the unparalleled enthusiasm and unrestrainedness of the Latin nation.
Although the origins of the "castanets" are divergent, traditionally, Spain is mostly considered to be its true birthplace. As early as 1807, the Spanish Academy of Music, Dance and Drama proposed to protect the traditional Spanish dance art and maintain its pure dance style, and emphasized that when performing this type of traditional dance, it is necessary to accompany it with a "castanets". It can be seen that the castanets are the rhythmic soul of Spanish dance. As long as the castanets strike between the dancer's fingers, the passion emanating from each blood vessel will burst into the heels of the dancer. Both the upper and lower ends emit a strong rhythm unique to Spain.
Dozens of dancers in uniform, wearing black high-necked off-the-shoulder tights with silver metal sequins, and black wide-leg trousers clearly show the sexy and hot slender figure of the Spanish girl. Their skilful dance steps and upright and noble beauty backs are shockingly explosive, accompanied by a crisp sounding board that can't be seated, and impacts your sight and mind like a tide; the powerful tap dance steps out of complex rhythms The suffocating tap speed makes people temporarily forget the concept of time and space. All these, combined with magical lighting changes, make people have a profound life experience of immersiveness and immersion.