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Most popular Types of Finger Cymbals
Belly dancers often use finger cymbals in their routines. These cymbals, which are also called 'zils' or 'sagat', are held by dancers on each hand. One cymbal is placed on the thumb, while another is put on the middle a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-vMV_39qC7ok/TZuoUcSD3TI/AAAAAAAAAEo/GjtpCI1HO94/s1600/Finger-cymbols.jpg"img style="MARGIN: 12px 10px 10px 12px; WIDTH: 150px; FLOAT: left; HEIGHT: 200px; CURSOR: hand" id="BLOGGER_PHOTO_ID_5592248431453396274" border="0" alt="Dancing with finger cymbals" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-vMV_39qC7ok/TZuoUcSD3TI/AAAAAAAAAEo/GjtpCI1HO94/s200/Finger-cymbols.jpg" //afinger. They are then easy to play, with various methods being used including a 'three finger' style. br /pThere are many types of finger cymbal, in that they come in a variety of sizes, colours and materials. Traditionally, there are made of copper-nickel alloy, but can also be made of gold and silver, depending on the dancer's preference and dance style. There is also a difference in a href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/Killer-Ziller-Belly-Finger-Cymbals/dp/B001FSHM70" target="_blank"how certain finger cymbals/a are controlled. Some come with a hole at the top, through which elastic is threaded, while others have two slits at the top. These are generally preferred as, according to dancers, they are easier to control./pbr /pApart from that, a href="http://www.worldbellydance.com/props/finger-cymbals.html"most finger cymbals/a are similar, it is just a little factor that can make a difference, such as the type of elastic used. A wide type of elastic makes the finger cymbals easier to manage as well as more stable, allowing the dancer to easily control the rhythm./pbr /pThere are distinctive types of rhythm employed by belly dancers when using finger cymbals. They include Baladi Rhythm (made up of sequences of 'dums' and 'taks'), Karatchi Rhythm (that makes a noise much like the galloping of a horse) and Fallahi Rhythm (that originates from Egypt and makes a repetitive trilling sound)./pdiv class="blogger-post-footer"img width='1' height='1' src='https://blogger.googleusercontent.com/tracker/29399419-5776348950747211908?l=www.worldbellydancer.org' alt='' //divimg src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/BellyDanceWorld/~4/JB6BSOC1N7c" height="1" width="1"/ More...
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