What is the difference between fast and regular crash cymbals?

by Terrell
(Chattanooga, Tn)

Whats the difference between a fast crash cymbal, and a regular crash cymbal?

ANSWER

Hi, Terrell--

The fast crash cymbal will respond more quickly and also decay (die out) more quickly than a regular crash cymbal. Many times this is desirable because a fast crash will not continue to ring and interfere with the vocals.

Lynne

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