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Brass Percussion Instrument - Hand Cymbals Manjira Pair

Brass Percussion Instrument - Hand Cymbals Manjira Pair

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Kartal (also spelled manjira ) is a pair of clash cymbals which make high-pitched percussion sounds. In its simplest form, it consists of a pair of small hand cymbals. It is a part of Indian music and culture, used in various traditional customs e.g. Bihu music, Harinaam etc. Each cymbal is connected with a cord which passes through hole in its center. The pitch of different types of taal vary according to their size, weight and the materials used. A player can also adjust the timbre by varying the point of contact while playing. Manjira are commonly played in folk and devotional music. They are played in various religious events and ceremonies in India and especially in bhajans. Manjira are ancient musical instruments. Manjira can be seen in many ancient temple pictures.

Country of Origin: INDIA

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