- 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 ...