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||- Instruction on Cleaning your Cymbals.
Does cleaning hurt the cymbals? More tips on cleaning drums and
||- A fantastic page from Alan McLean on
how to hit the cymbals. Includes tips on cymbal and stick angles.
||- What to do with a cracked cymbal.
Fix it? Throw it away? Make it a special effects cymbal?
||-Tips for hand-held and suspended cymbals
for marching and orchestral applications. Great lessons!
||- A history of cymbals, the different
types (crash, orchestral, hi hat, ride, suspended cymbals, etc.),
cymbal making, cymbals origin, and more.
/ Cymbal Makers:
The more popular cymbal companies
are Zildjian, Sabian, Paiste, Bosphorus, Meinl, Wuhan, and Istanbul.
Lesser known cymbal companies on the market are UFIP, Turkish, Orion,
Masterworks, Saluda, Stagg, Buzin. For a more complete list of cymbal
companies click the link.
The Different Types of Cymbals:
Ride Cymbal, Crash Cymbal, Hi Hat Cymbals, Clash Cymbals, Sizzle
Cymbal, China Cymbals, Finger Cymbals, Swish Cymbals, Pang Cymbals,
Suspended Cymbal, Specialty Cymbals, Gongs, Inverted Cymbals, Effects
Cymbals, Cymbal Bars, Orchestra Cymbals,
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