In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- They were greeted by staff playing all manner of musical instruments from tambourines to recorders and the less musically gifted banging pots and pans.
- Yet we knew from the happy-clappy Sunday services that they were comfortable with guitars and tambourines.
- He seemed more at home with the crowd when he came up front to sing a couple of songs with his tambourine.
- Instead, the record reveals the true force of his songs: bouncy, repetitive chamber pop nuggets, gilt with glockenspiels, tambourines and evocative sacred-sexual imagery.
- This page is great for inspiration as it suggests ways of making a tambourine, drum, chimes, horn, cymbals, xylophone, guitar, comb buzzer and hand bells.
- They concluded the set properly by inviting two audience members to grace the stage to shake a pair of tambourines and their booties as well.
- I play guitar, bass drum, a tambourine on my foot and a snare drum.
- The Turks made their dawn prayers and then advanced with castanets, tambourines, cymbals and terrifying war cries.
- They brought their tambourines, harmonicas, and were playing along.
- Often nights we'd be up until after midnight with guitars, tambourines and drumming, sitting in the rainforest in our owner-built homes playing away.
- I then used it to record additional percussion, including tambourine, djembe, shaker and bass drum.
- Other instruments used in folk music include transverse and vertical flutes, drums, cymbals, gongs, and tambourines.
- Some looked like variants of things I recognized; there were string instruments like lutes or small guitars, there were drums, chimes, tambourines.
- We were given drums, triangles, maracas and tambourines to experiment with.
- Musical groups danced the samba all the way, beating bongo drums and shaking tambourines.
- The angels are playing a collection of musical instruments, including the harp, tambourine, cymbals, lyre and psaltery.
- Every song they present is a staggering collage of guitars and drums, bells, tambourines, brass, and every other manner of beep or squeak under the sun, all falling in line in lush, swaying arrangements.
- The primary instruments are the viola (a plucked, metal stringed instrument), tambourine, and caixa (a type of drum).
- Three chords, the right amount of carelessness in the attitude and those irresistible tambourines with the drums make them deserved hit singles.
- Percussion is composed of sleigh bells, tambourine, xylophone and kettle drums.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
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