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date: 13 November 2019


  • Laurence Libin


Concussion idiophone of Uzbekistan. It consists of two pairs of polished stones which are struck together like castanets to accompany dance. A related type, koshik, comprises two pairs of spoons, made from apricot, mulberry, or juniper wood; they are related to the Turkish and Bosnian kaşik.

See also Kaşik ; Spoons.

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