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The Cymbal Book

The Cymbal Book

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The Cymbal Book

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4.5/5 (16 ratings)
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Released:
Jan 1, 1993
ISBN:
9781476866390
Format:
Sheet Music

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(Percussion). The Cymbal Book is the first book of its kind. It details the 5000-year history and development of these fascinating instruments. Based on visits to all the major cymbal manufacturing companies and interviews with the world's leading drummers, journalist and drummer Hugo Pinksterboer has created a well-documented and readable book, featuring over 200 photos. It covers topics such as selection and testing, acoustics, ideas for set-ups, cleaning, and repair, and much, much more. Whether read for enjoyment or used as a specific reference guide, The Cymbal Book will answer every question on this subject.
Publisher:
Released:
Jan 1, 1993
ISBN:
9781476866390
Format:
Sheet Music
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  • (4/5)
    History of the various cymbal manufacturers and their original founders
  • (5/5)
    A thorough scholarly book. Wonderful. Cymbals said to chase away evil spirits. Oscar Shumsky, the celebrated violinist told me so.
  • (5/5)
    This is not sheet music, actually. But if you want learn anything about cymbals, this is the perfect place to both start or finish. This book has an excellent balance between the basics and depth. From history, to the manufacturing process, to the factors of acoustics, this book has everything you need to know about cymbals and much more.