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date: 19 November 2019


  • Robert C. Provine


Brass cymbals of Korea, also known as para or chegŭm, and in historical sources as tongbal (large ones), hyangbal (smaller ones), yobal, or pal. The thin circular cymbals are held by cloth handles attached to holes in the centre and played by being struck together. There is no standard size. They are related to the Chinese ...

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