high-hat cymbal

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Noun1.high-hat cymbal - cymbals that are operated by a foot pedalhigh-hat cymbal - cymbals that are operated by a foot pedal
cymbal - a percussion instrument consisting of a concave brass disk; makes a loud crashing sound when hit with a drumstick or when two are struck together
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A Drum set generally contains at least one snare drum, a bass drum, a high-hat cymbal, a ride cymbal, and various tom-toms.
Most of the buzz has been about their live shows, at which the brothers (joined by an unrelated bassist) play banjo and guitar with their hands and bass drum and high-hat cymbal with their feet.
In honor of his theatrical style, imagine a drumbeat under the words--first Tibetan temple drums and procession gongs, changing to the rat-tat of a jazz snare drum, then ending with a snap crash on the high-hat cymbals. "Those Buddhist lamas," he began, were hung up on transformation, you hear.