A cymbal is a common common percussion instrument. While the symbol is associated with the drum kit. It is an integral instrument to numerous different regions of the world in particular the Middle East, South Asia and South East Asia. Handheld symbols are often played in pairs, held between the and middle and index finger by a string or chord tied from underneath the cymbal for support.
Cymbals consist of usually thin, round plates of various alloys. The majority of cymbals are of indefinite pitch, although small disc-shaped cymbals based on ancient designs sound a definite note. Whereas the cymbals of South Asia where the Sanskrit word and South East Asia vary in size, thickness, diameter and pitch.