The definitive guide to learn how to play castanets.
This collection of Dvd's introduces beginner students to the exciting world of castanets through a simple methodology of the basic techniques of castanet playing and the accompaniment of the sevillana dances with castanets. This combination, together with the technologies of image and sound, converts this collection into a veritable school for playing the castanets to the rhythm of sevillanas.
Each volume consists of two Dvd's. The first concentrates exclusively on castanet techniques, on playing the castanets to the sevillana rhythms and on the different dance steps of the sevillanas, both for the women and men.
Castanet Technique Exercises.
Technique of Sevillanas Dance Steps.
Footwork Technique Exercises.
Arm Technique Exercises.
Body Exercises for Sevillanas.
The Four Sevillanas Danced with a Partner.
The second Dvd is divided into four sections: foot exercises, arm exercises, dancing with a partner and the complete sevillanas.
The Foot exercises section focus on the foot techniques in the sevillana dance, both for the woman and for the man, dividing each sevillana into four parts: the beginning of the song or melody, the first part, the second part and the finale or ending.
Arm exercises, with castanet accompaniment, for both women and men are studied. In these exercises each sevillana is also studied in four parts: the beginning of the song or melody the first part, the second part and the finales or ending. Each item that you study the foot exercises as well as the arm exercises. You will analyze the measures of the sevillanas by counting them in order to achieve a perfect knowledge of the rhythm and structure of the sevillanas.
The technique of the dance, executed with a partner is studied, as well as the castanets accompaniment. Each sevillana is divided into four parts: the beginning of the song or melody, the first part, the second part and the finales or ending.
Fourth Section: The complete sevillanas done as a couple.
Once this method has been studied, you will have a perfect knowledge of the sevillanas dance and the accompaning castanet techniques.
Including 2 DVDs.
135 minutes long.
Languages; Spanish, English, Japanese.
The DVD is compatible for all countries (NTSC and PAL). Guaranteed.