chappa

チャッパ

hand cymbals; comes in various sizes (e.g. 4-7 sun or 4.75-8.35 inches in diameter); also referred to as jangara, tebira, tebiragane and tebyōshi; often decorative red tassels (fusa) are strung from the ring handles; originally used as supporting rhythmic instruments in festivals or ritual dances, but several modern taiko groups are developing chappa as a solo instrument as well, e.g. Ryutaro Kaneko of KODO

Two different sized-pairs of chappa

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