Buleria shine nº4

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  • How to play castanets
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The Buleria shine model Nº 4  is a model for beginners in flamenco dance. It is the perfect model to people who use castanets for the first time. The price is inexpensive in order to reach any pocket and it makes it easy to take up this beautiful and traditional dance.

This castanet is made in Andalucia with basic fiber and the durability and resistance is excellent.


Recommended for beginners

Castanets made of fiber with gloss finish

Filigrana brand

M vela Line

Measures: 6,5  x 8,4 cm / 2,5  x 3,3 inches

Includes one Bag for castanets as gift

Guide for choosing your size in castanets Filigranas:

Size 3: for girls until the age of 5 years approximately.

Size 4: for girls until the age of 11 years approximately.

Size 5: for any girl or woman since the age of 12 years.

Size 6: for men with a normal or medium size of hand.

Size 7: for men with big size of hands.

Size guide

In a general way we can resume castanets sizes like:

- Size 3: kids

- Size 4: kids and women with small hands.

- Size 5: most of women or men with small hands

- Size 7: generally recommended for men.

Spanish castanets size it is a quite personal decision and there is really not a defined way to chose the perfect size. As orientation we can chose our "correct" size depending on our hands measures:

Measuring from point A to B we can say that:

Less than 7 cm-> Size 3
Between 7 & 8.5 cm -> Sizes 4 y 5
more than 8,5 cm ->Size 7


How to play castanets

Practical video that shows the classical "RIA-PITÁ":

Filigrana castanets instructions: 

how to play flamenco castanets

From 7 sounds that can produce a castanet we will take 3: TA-RRI-PI and 1 called "posticeo" (fig.4) that produce the sound PAM.

FigA: thumb position to use the spanish castanets

Fig B: Sounds times.
Sound PI - hit with the right hand.
Sound TA - hit with the left hand
Sound RRI - when the right fingers rub the right castanet.

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"Sevillanas touch"- when starting Sevillana dance we shoud do an starting beat:

First: complete beat like TA-RRI-TA-PAM-PAM (steps 1-5) and later and incomplet one with TA-RRI-TA-PI-TA sounds (steps 6 to 10).

Later we continue with the traditional: RRI-TA-RRI-TA-PI-TA-RRI-TA-RRI-TA-PI-TA (steps 11-16).

After that, we play: RRI-TA-RRI-TA-PI-TA-RRI-TA-RRI-TA-PI-TA (steps 11 to 16).

Instructions courtesy of Filigrana castanets. Translation: Tamara Flamenco

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Pretty, tiny, cute
Olga D. on 09/28/2017Good size for little woman's hands
Buen sonido y calidad
Jessica C. on 10/10/2018Mi pequeña está encantadisima con sus castañuelas y vienen con funda de lunáritos y piel blanca q le encanto a ella y todos sus compañeros de baile ????
Great for beginner
Olga D. on 11/22/2018The lace comes loose, bit of you tie it properly with a double loop knot, it stays tight.
Laura C. on 02/07/2019Calidad precio estupenda
Esther G. on 02/12/2019Son las castañuelas perfectas para que mi hija de 7 años se inicie. Nos gusta mucho la relación calidad-precio y vienen con su estuche y todo.
Muy adecuadas para la edad
Alicia R. on 04/27/2019A mi hija le han encantado. Tamaño perfecto para su edad. Buena calidad
Natalie S. on 10/24/2019Good quality
KONSTANTINA S. on 10/11/2022Very good quality

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