Bhusyah

Name: Bhusayah.
Type: Idiophones > Percussion > Metallaphones > Cymbals.
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Culture: Newari.
Area: Kathmandu valley.
Country: Nepal.

Description: The bhusayah are cymbals that are played by the Newari people in Nepal. In the Kathmandu valley the term designates a category of large-bossed cymbals made in three sizes. The largest of the bhusayah is is mainly users in the instrument ensemble it is called the dhime baja.

Citations: Bibliography: S. Wiehler-Schneider and H. Wiehler: ‘A Classification of the Traditional Musical Instruments of the Nevars ; Websites: Grove Music / Bhusayah article ;

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