Hand Cymbals

Signature Symphonic

Signature Hand Cymbals are the result of years of painstaking research into classical percussion and diverse contemporary hand cymbal performance environments. Signature "Symphonic" models were created for classical symphonic music, using critical input from top international symphonic percussionists.

18" Light

Medium bright, silvery, warm, with a light, airy crash. Light attack, very responsive, with a beautiful, dark, shimmering fade.

20" Medium Light

Medium bright, full, warm, with a broad, sparkling crash. Big attack, swelling response, with a long, flowing sustain.

18" Medium

Bright, full, warm, brilliant, with a robust, fiery crash. Solid attack and response, with a medium bright, full and sparkling sustain.

Signature
Concert / Marching

Signature "Concert/Marching" models offer wider versatility for contemporary applications with a more traditional sound.

18" Medium Heavy

Bright, full, brilliant, with robust, fiery crash. Silvery attack, with a full spectrum of overtones from high to low, and a medium long sustain.

PST 5 Hand Cymbals

PST 5 and PST 3 "Band" are designed for universal contemporary concert, band and marching applications. They feature Paiste quality and consistency with proper sound and function, yet are affordable enough to fit any budget.

14" / 16" Band

Silvery attack, sensitive response. Well-rounded and clean mix of overtones, resulting

in a full-bodied bouquet with warm brilliance and sparkle. Universally applicable indoors and outdoors, with sufficient quality and function for more subtle ensemble and concert applications.

PST 3 Hand Cymbals

PST 5 and PST 3 "Band" are designed for universal contemporary concert, band and marching applications. They feature Paiste quality and consistency with proper sound and function, yet are affordable enough to fit any budget.

14" / 16" Band

Clear, defined attack. Well balanced mix of overtones. Medium sustain. Easy to handle and very responsive.

Alpha Hand Cymbals

Alpha "Concert/Marching" models were designed for universal application, ranging from indoor Ensemble and Concert to outdoor Marching and Drum Corps. Made entirely by hand in Switzerland, they deliver warmth, brilliance and richness in sound, and professional quality for a comparatively modest investment.

16" / 18" - Concert / Marching

Full-bodied attack, followed by a silvery shimmer, a strong meaty sound in the mid range and a nice layer of depth rounded off by a wide and rich sparkling bouquet. The result is a well balanced spectrum of sound that projects well with an even decay and a medium long sustain. Alpha Concert/Marching cymbals are very universally applicable. The smaller sizes work well for outdoor marching situations, while the larger sizes perform best in indoor concert applications.