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Paiste Alpha Brilliant China Cymbal 16 in.

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This Paiste Alpha China Cymbal features a brilliant finish with a bright, cutting, and full sound with warm undertones. It has a medium range, with a complex mix, making it a strong China cymbal usefu... Read More

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This Paiste Alpha China Cymbal features a brilliant finish with a bright, cutting, and full sound with warm undertones. It has a medium range, with a complex mix, making it a strong China cymbal useful in many musical applications.

Alpha cymbals were first launched by Paiste in 1992. Today, the Alpha brand is synonymous with dependability, and the cymbals are well known for their first-class sound and fair prices. The Alpha Series is now available in a Brilliant Finish, once again advancing these trusted qualities.

The brilliant look is accomplished by skilled craftsmen who hand polish the China cymbals to a mirror perfect finish in the final production stage. Prior to that, top-notch hi-tech processes give Paiste Alpha cymbals their initial shape and strength. They are further enhanced by traditional hand-hammering.

Paiste Alpha cymbals have become very popular among professional artists, especially in rock and metal. Working with such drummers, Paiste developed new cymbals models to expand the arsenal available for players in these genres.

Alpha cymbals have developed a strong following in recent years and are today endorsed by numerous working drummers all over the world, such as Jeremy Spencer of Five Finger Death Punch, Jason Sutter with Chris Cornell, Dave Witte of Municipal Waste, Tommy Portimo of Sonata Arctica, and Steven Spence of Black Tide.

  • Weight: medium
  • Volume: medium to loud
  • Stick sound: washy
  • Intensity: lively
  • Sustain: medium
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Unique sound


from Olive branch, MS

Comments about Paiste Alpha Brilliant China Cymbal:

This cymbal has a great and unique sound. I haven't heard a china ever sound like this one. It has a deep crash that projects well. Anyone wanting to set themselves apart would love this cymbal.

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