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What makes Istanbul cymbals so great? Istanbul Agop has been producing hand-made cymbals for over 30 years, using the same time-honored tradition their ancestors developed during the reign of the Ottoman Empire! Istanbul Agop cymbals range in design from the tried and tested standards, to some of the most extreme cymbals being built today. Whether you’re looking for a new go-to ride, or something unique to set yourself apart, Istanbul Agop will fit the bill.
This early 1980s Istanbul Pre-Split 20" Flat Ride is in great shape and working condition.
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This Istanbul Agop 22" Traditional Dark Crash is in great shape and working condition. Weight: 1972g
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This Istanbul Agop 20" Traditional Thin Crash is in great shape and working condition. Weight: 1662g
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This Istanbul Agop 20" Signature OM Crash is in great shape and working condition. Weight: 1774g
Istanbul Agop 14" Turk Hi-Hat Pair Dark and dry. Tighter and more focused when closed. A dark wash when played open.
Istanbul Agop 22” Special Edition Fusion Ride Cymbal The Special Edition Fusion ride has its roots in a collaboration with the online Cymbalholic community, over ten years ago. All along...
Istanbul Agop 22” Mantra Series Ride Cymbal A musical, well defined ping but with plenty of body and musical overtones. A very clear and pronounced bell.
Istanbul Agop 15” Mantra Series Hi-Hat Pair Versatile - A little bit brighter than the Om Hi Hats, and a little louder and more open. But still quite dark and...
Istanbul Agop 14" Joey Waronker Signature Hi-Hat Pair The new 14” Hi Hats offer a very well defined, and articulate chic/stick,while presenting a nice mellow wash when played open.
Istanbul Agop 22" Traditional China Cymbal CH22 Dark and trashy. Reponds quickly with an exotic, trashy character.
Istanbul Agop 26" Cymbal Bag
A unique and creative lathing process gives the outer edge its warped and malleable quality. Smaller sizes sound like a cross between a splash and a china, larger sizes sound...
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From Istanbul: The symmetrically placed geometric holes give this crash a splashy, raw attack with a very quick decay. Great for accents, hand drumming or in a stack with other...
From Istanbul: A more modern take on take on traditional Turkish cymbal making, the XIST ride offers a clear, focused attack with a dark, warm sustain. Moderate overtones.
Istanbul Agop 21" Xist Brilliant Ride Xist Brilliant Crashes have a papery attack, brighter sound and a medium decay.
Istanbul Agop 20” Xist Natural Ride A more modern take on take on traditional Turkish cymbalmaking, the XIST ride offers a clear, focused attack with a dark, warm sustain. Moderate...
Istanbul Agop 19” Custom Turk Jazz Ride A thinner weight and wider bell shape give the Turk Jazz ride a darker, lower and softer sound, with a controlled wash.
Istanbul Agop 15” Xist Brilliant Hi Hat Pair Xist Hi-Hats are crisp and focused with tight sticking and are medium in weight.
Istanbul Agop 12” 30th Anniversary Hi-Hat Pair Paper thin. Low pitched and quiet.
All leather, debossed with the 30th Anniversary logo. Light weight, perfect for a small setup. Includes shoulder strap.
Istanbul Agop 19" Special Edition Jazz Ride Cymbal
With its dark and complex sound, the Istanbul 24" Xist Ride has plenty of stick sound with a ton of volume. If you're looking for stick sound, and dark overtones...
Warm stick responses, with a darker wash.
Dark and punchy. Answers quickly with fewer high frequency overtones.