This Byzance Dark China cymbal produces low frequencies and is dark and dirty, both in sound and appearance. It has an aggressive attack with a washy, short sustain.
Dark cymbals are not lathed and have their original appearance and sound characteristic. They are distinguished by an earthy sound with a fairly short sustain.
This Meinl Byzance China cymbal is completely hand-hammered into shape and satisfies the highest demands of its users. Every Byzance cymbal is a piece of art and has its own unique sound characteristics which can never be duplicated.