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The Castanets is a Percussion instrument which belong to the idiophones and to the Indefinite pitch subfamily. It consists of a pair of concave shells joined on one edge by a string. They are held in the hand and played by striking both shells.
The Tam-Tam (also called Gong) is a big round convex disc hung on a metal stand. It belongs to the idiophones and to the Indefinite pitch instruments. It is made of bronze or sheet bronze and its size fluctuate between 35 and 170 cm. It is played by striking it with a felt mallet. Its sound is metallic, shrill, brilliant and majestic.