Overview

Founded in 1951 and based in Germany, Meinl Percussion is one of the two leaders in European cymbal and percussion manufacture alongside Paiste. The Byzance series features traditional Turkish hammering techniques with a basis of B20 alloy for a traditional, atmospheric cymbal sound. The 17" Extra Dry Thin Crash responds with a controlled wash and short, staccato spread.

Years of production: ca. 1990-present

Composition: B20 Alloy (80% copper, 20% tin, traces of silver)

Associated artists: Brann Dailor, Tommy Clufetos, Chris Adler

Product Specs

Brand
Model
  • 17" Byzance Extra Dry Thin Crash
Finish
  • Un-Lathed
Year
  • 2010s
Categories

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