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  • noun Plural form of crotale.

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  • First, to be in this band, apparently you need to play at least four instruments, even if one is the zither or the saw or a flugelhorn or a contraption of small cymbals called the crotales.

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  • First, to be in this band, apparently you need to play at least four instruments, even if one is the zither or the saw or a flugelhorn or a contraption of small cymbals called the crotales.

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

  • From an opening of crystalline stillness expressed in brittle scrapes, skitters and pops, pealing crotales antique cymbals and copious silence, Mr. Lei offered painterly evocations of motion and mood.

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  • So I stumbled on the crotales, which allowed me to sustain pitches with incredible volume with no amplification - that became part of what I do.

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  • The clarinetist is Jocie Adams, and before her night was done, she would also play the crotales (with a bow), the zither, the electric bass, the banjo (with a bow) and take over lead vocals a few time.

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

  • From an opening of crystalline stillness expressed in brittle scrapes, skitters and pops, pealing crotales antique cymbals and copious silence, Mr. Liang offered painterly evocations of motion and mood.

    NYT > Home Page

  • So I stumbled on the crotales, which allowed me to sustain pitches with incredible volume with no amplification - that became part of what I do.

    News

  • The clarinetist is Jocie Adams, and before her night was done, she would also play the crotales (with a bow), the zither, the electric bass, the banjo (with a bow) and take over lead vocals a few time.

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

  • As is their custom, Miller, Prystowsky, Jocie Adams and Mat Davidson switched instruments throughout, going through guitars, acoustic and electric basses, pump organ, fiddle drums, clarinets and bowed and malleted crotales.

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  • Even the seasoned gig-goers in the crowd that thought they had seen enough multi-instrumentalist bands in their time will have been impressed by the delicate use of clarinets, horns and trumpets not to mention the bowed musical saw and crotales.

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