Danmar makes two styles of Machine Castanets: Stand Model and Table Model. The castanets are high quality plastic and have excellent projection. They are high in pitch and easy to play due to the spring adjustment on both machines. The Stand Model has a built-in bracket which adapts to various size stands. The Table Model has a Walnut base and fits well on a trap table or percussion tray. Made in USA.
The Frank Epstein Castanets have been the industry standard for many years. Made of Black Grenadillo, these imported castanets speak in a rich, cutting tone. They are hand picked for sound and clarity and are extremely consistent. They are the choice of major orchestras world-wide. The handles are designed by Frank and are permanetly mounted for maximum control, tone, and rhythmic articulation. Frank's many years of experience as percussionist with the Boston Symphony and as an educator has enabled him to share his More Info »
Have you been frustrated by having to choose between castanets that sound good-but have no adjustment, and others which have adjustable tension-but lack clarity and richness of sound? If the answer is YES then Grover Pro Concert Castanets are for you! Discover the only internal-tension castanets designed for professional percussionists. These are the best sounding, easiest playing castanets you’ll ever experience! (And YES, you can play redoble rolls…) Features include: Invisible tension adjustment system Unobtrusive micro-adjust knob, out of the More Info »
Looking for that Flamenco sound? Danmar Castanets are perfect for student ensembles and Pop and Rock bands. They are high quality plastic which holds up to extended usage. Available in hand held version (2 pair) or mounted on a handle (one or two pair). They have excellent projection and are easy to manipulate.
Frank Epstein's innovative designed castanets have a sound and quality unmatched. His Clapper Castanets are made of the best imported woods carved out for maximum tone. The handles are contoured and easy to manipulate. Frank's experience with the Boston Symphony and as an educator has influenced him to develop superior instruments for orchestral situations. The 2 models shown are the Traditional Clapper Model (left) with 2 handles and the Double Ended Clapper (below) which utilizes one handle. Both of these More Info »