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The tambourine

The Tambourine

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The tambourine is a percussion instrument popular and universal, which is part of the orchestra, it consists of a short cylinder of wood (usually), which serves both (small) resonator and neck, with a diameter ranging from twenty to fifty centimeters which is stretched a membrane (made from animal skins eventually) used surface hit.

The tambourine technique varies considerably among civilizations: some hold the tambourine in one hand and strike the other, others hold and clap their hands. All use different sounds (like the percussion-skinned in general more or less muffled by the stricken area is at the center or side of the instrument). The tambourine is played in most cultures with bare hands, except as regards, for example, the Irish drum that uses both ends of a single rod.

Some drums have cymbals on the drum of wood, other mobile rings fixed between the inner and support. Others have a wooden handle attached behind the inner wall, between the cylinder, which allows a hand to moderate the sound of the stricken area. Other poossèdent stamps as leather cords pressed against the membrane.

In cobla , the tambourine is the only percussion instrument. It measures 12 centimeters high. It is played as a single hand (right), he does realize that the rhythms simple. However, his dry issued, executed with a wooden stick called baqueta "carries the rhythm of the sardana.

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The cobla

The cobla is an Catalan instrumental group that uses musical instruments include: flabiol, tambori, tible, tenora, trumpet, fiscorn and contrabass with three strings, known as "Vera".

The rythm

The rhythm is in music, which determines the duration of notes to each other. The rhythm, melody, tempo and nuance are the four main facts to characterize a given musical phrase.

The sardana

The Sardana is a traditional Catalan dance where the dancers circle holding hands, accompanied by music from an instrumental ensemble called Cobla.