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date: 18 November 2019

Cakvālocked

  • Jonathan Katz

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Metal cymbals of Maharashtra, west India. Two alloy discs (about 9 cm in diameter) with concave centres and handles attached, are held one in each hand and their surfaces struck together. They are used to provide a rhythmic accompaniment to devotional and folk singing.

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