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Jhyāli [jhyāmṭa, jhurmā]locked

  • Gert-Matthias Wegner
  •  and Simonne Bailey


Cymbals of central Nepal. The jhyāli are approximately 1.5 mm thick and typically 23 cm in diameter with a central boss rising 3.5 cm. Jhurmā are about 20 cm in diameter and have a central boss about 6 cm tall and 10 cm in diameter. Both are made either from brass or an alloy of brass, copper, silver, zinc, and gold, and are played by ...

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