If you want to learn finger cymbals, or improve on your technique and learn new rhythms, this is the set for you! IAMED is offering this great deal for any belly dancer who wants to be a skilled zill player. You get both of IAMED's outstanding Finger Cymbals DVDs by world-famous bellydancer ANSUYA, plus a fabulous set of Oriental finger cymbals by Turquoise International!
Finger Cymbals with Ansuya
In this video, Ansuya teaches you how to play finger cymbals to add musical energy and excitement to your belly dance!
Demonstration & Technique:
Ansuya breaks down each zill pattern into easy-to-follow steps. You will learn specific technique, then pick up the speed as you follow along with the music.
Movements with Finger Cymbals:
Ansuya teaches you basic belly dance movements that go with each zill pattern, then adds the zills to each of these movements. Moving and dancing with zills, in addition to proper technique, is an important part of learning to play your finger cymbals.
Join Ansuya in a practice session playing your finger cymbals. This unique "zill drill" will help you become proficient in playing each zill pattern while dancing, and also teaches transitions from one move and pattern to another.
Ansuya gives a costumed performance, which demonstrates how playing finger cymbals in your dance enhances the very essence of your performance, and brings another dimension of expression to this art form.
Advanced Finger Cymbals with Ansuya
Whether your style is American, Turkish or Tribal, you�ll want to do more with your finger cymbals than play right-left-right. In this DVD, Ansuya will help you take your zilling to a new levels!
Demonstration & Dancing:
Ansuya breaks down each zill pattern with easy-to-follow demonstrations and explanations. You will learn specific technique, and then pick up the speed as you follow along with the music. And, of course you can�t just stand there, so each zill pattern is accompanied by movements that fit the pattern, so you can perfect your playing while you dance.
Join Ansuya in a practice session"zill drill" to master each pattern and perfect your transitioning from one zill pattern and its movements to another. You�ll learn 6/8, 9/8, Masmoudi Kabir (8/4), Ayoub, and Beledi (4/4) patterns, and using Singles for accents.
Spicing it up:
Ansuya shows you how to introduce variations in to your zill patterns, including varying the sounds your zills make. Then she�ll lead you through blending rhythms and improvising to have fun and add your own interpretation to the music.
Ansuya performs using her finger cymbals to add musical energy and excitement to her dance!
Oriental Finger Cymbals (zills) - 2 1/2" diameter
by Turquoise International
Centuries of skill and fine craftsmanship have brought to your dance the exciting bell-like tones of TURQUOISE FINGER CYMBALS. TURQUOISE has never compromised on the fine quality bell-brass that goes into each TURQUOISE zill. And they haven't compromised on design either! You'll treasure these beautiful zills for many years to come!
*All zills come four to a set, with one-half inch elastic and a cloth tie bag.
Note: The Turquoise design, made only in the United States, is world famous, and there are imposters who have been distributing low-quality replicas. IAMED carries only the best - authentic TURQUOISE finger cymbals.