Splash Cymbal

A splash cymbal is used to create special effects or accents on a drum set. It is also known as multi-crash or crescent cymbal. It is named as such because it resembles the sound of a water splash. Splash cymbals make short, high pitched sounds and are hit relatively hard because of their small size. In turn, their decay is also very rapid. The normal function of a splash cymbal is to provide a short, often highly syncopated accent.


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