Dance accessory

This heavy sash is made from bamboo and bottle caps that include Coca-Cola, Sprite, Fanta Orange and Castle Beer. With movement the sash rattles and clatters, producing percussive sounds like a musical instrument. A dancer likely wore it along with a headdress, a bamboo skirt, necklaces, arm bands and leggings with bells.


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What material(s) would you use to create a percussive garment and what would it sound like?

responded: Feb 22, 2013

Posted by Jayme

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I would make mine with hollow wooden tubes and metal pieces that would sound like a xylophone.
 

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