New for 2019! A modern take on a classic sound from the cymbalsmiths at Meinl. Each Foundry Reserve cymbal is its own unique, hand-crafted instrument, and yours may vary in appearance from the one pictured here.
The NEW Byzance Foundry Reserve collection is a limited selection of cymbals that showcases the stunning, sonically rich works of art that our cymbalsmiths create with layers of tonality and nuance; however, that is only half of the beauty, as they are visually striking from the one-of-a-kind hand-hammered marks. The extra hammering creates many deep craters across the surface. When this hammering is coupled with the fully lathed top and bottom, it produces a clear, dry stick-attack note over a lush bed of low undertones – otherwise known as "the roar."
The Byzance Foundry Reserve crash is unique when compared to our other 18“ Byzance crashes. It features a very dark and explosive response that quickly decays and, additionally, it can be used as a light ride cymbal for drummers looking to maximize a minimal cymbal set. This comes from the combination of extensive hand-hammering in addition tot he fully lathed surface. The medium weight gives the crash a full-bodied sound at its apex.