Light ride possibilities exist if played delicately. It produces a silvery ping, which rides above a rich, warm bed of undertones. Crash t barely lathed barely lathed 16, 17, 18 19 , 20 Ultra dark, and warm. Roger Taylor of Queen, Pete Parada of the Offspring, Will Champion of Coldplay and Joey Kramer of Aerosmith are just a few famous names that have used Zildjian cymbals in their drum kits. Heavy h full full 16, 17, 18 Powerful and explosive. With an incredible 400 year history of creating some of the best cymbals on the market, Zildjian understands how important they are to professional or novice percussionists. Thin unlathed unlathed 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 Drier version of the master hi-hats.
It is a mellow china, effects cymbal, and trashy crash all in one. The Kilamauy is some sort of play on K Zildjian which was signed underneath the bells of cymbals of some of the first stamped cymbals from when the town of Istanbul was still known as Constantinople. Jazz Ride mt partial-striped full 20, 21, 22 Warm, dark and trashy with a changing complex sound caused by its unique design. Thinner and lower pitched than the ride, the light ride combines rich harmonics with precise ping and controllable crashes. An explosive, shimmery attack very reminiscent of shattering glass. You can get to more quality information on how to recognize the different trademark stamps, hammering and lathing styles, bell shapes and sizes, specific models, and much more via the links in my signature.
Tension - the greater the overall tension in a cymbal, the faster the response, the greater the sustain and level of wash. Sizzle mh full full 20 Shimmering and clean. Splash t partial-striped full 8, 10, 12 Quick and direct responses with a clear attack. Soft and washy stick responses. The stick sound is warm and defined responding to the most sensitive touch. The crash explodes into a rich, complex array of sound decaying quickly afterward.
History The Zildjian Family of Turkey represents the longest running cymbal-producing lineage outside of China. Mini mh-m full full 10, 12 Fast and cutting. But the question of value is still: how do they sound? A perfect jazz hi hat pair for the vintage crowd. Mellow, not penetrating and rich. Publisher does not accept liability for incorrect spelling, printing errors including prices , incorrect manufacturer's specifications or changes, or grammatical inaccuracies in any product included in the Musician's Friend catalog or website. Wide Ride med-thin lathed partially lathed 20, 22 Modified version of the New Orleans series.
Their lineage dates back to the 1600s. I got my 22 in the early 80's used as part of a 22-20-18 matched set of 1960's A's. The links to the definitions for these categories including pictures will be added when I get to it. Historically, crash cymbals were typically used in larger orchestras to help emphasize swelling crests of sound or major trumpeting crescendos. For any kind of playing style, they are among the best options on the market today.
The Avedis Zildjian company started making K Zildjian cymbals in a factory in Medutic, Canada in 1977. The ride boasts clear ping with controlled wash. The cymbal could easily be defined as a fast crash. Pang Thang med-thin lathed partially lathed 20 A china-like variant with a very shallow flange that's nearly flat. Bell eh unlathed unlathed 8, 10 Tonally rich, bright and a pretty spreading sound for effects.
Turk Hi-Hat h-mh unlathed unlathed 13, 14 Powerful and dry. Prices subject to change without notice. Flat Ride mt full unlathed 18, 19, 20 Tight, dry and shimmering with minimum overtones. Today, K Zildjian cymbals from the Istanbul period are perhaps the most sought after vintage cymbals in the world. The engraved stamp cannot be erased because it is in the metal. Jazz Ride mt unlathed unlathed 20, 21, 22 Dark characteristics with smooth, dry sound.
These cymbals respond equally well in most all situations. Yours might be some specific model and we might be able to diagnose that by knowing about the profile and the bell size and shape. Most other identifying information stickers, silk screens, ink or grease pencil fade away and disappear over time. Tonally is trashy, complex, controllable, and warm. They are also a natural match for brush players looking for a delicate, unobtrusive accompanying hi-hat Ride thin lathed lathed 22 A dark, complex cymbal with great stick definition accompanied by warm, low undertones. The hats have a natural dark sound and a crisp and dry chick.