Photo by Dominic Ibbotson © The University of Edinburgh
Probably mid 20th century
Technical description: Castanet machine; 2 pairs of dark stained wood castanets mounted side by side, the lower shells screwed to a board with felt base, the upper shells fixed by elastic to stand open; can be played with one hand.
General usage of type: orchestral or band use.
r.|parks, aug-sep 1998; a.|myers; c.|overton, 01.08.98.
block length 139; block width 104; castanet lengths 74; castanet widths 45, 44; external cup heights 8.9, 9.9.
Horse's hoof effect.