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date: 11 December 2019


  • Mireille Helffer


Small cymbals of Tibet, resembling crotales or antique cymbals. Two of these thick bronze cymbals, 5 or 6 cm in diameter, are often linked by a metal chain and held with the convex part upwards. They are sounded by brushing the rims delicately against each other with a horizontal movement. When only one cymbal is used, it is tapped with a piece of wood or horn. The use of ...

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