The Art of Playing Finger Cymbals with Momo Kadous
Good zill palying can enhance a dancer's performance like nothing else. It integrates the dancer with the music, offering an opportunity for playful interaction with live musicians or a live aspect to recorded music.
Arguably one of the most comprehensive cymbal DVD's ever made, Momo Kadous brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to The Art of Playing Finger Cymbals.
Topics range from the history of finger cymbals to creating the perfect tone and variation elements of each of the following: speed and tone, stage entrances, and the major cymbal rhythms - Masmoudi Kabir, Masmoudi Saghir, and Ayoub. All of the rhythms are extensively explained and each section includes opportunities and exercises for practice.
For the dancer, this DVD is invaluable as Momo Kadous shows different body movements and hand and arm positions that correlate with cymbal playing, and shares the psychology behind them. He also crosses culture boundaries to explain the relationship between different styles of dance and examples of using finger cymbals throughout.
This DVD will definitely be a major source of reference for all dancers striving to learn The Art of Playing Finger Cymbals. (Running Time: 105 minutes)