The bo (simplified Chinese: 钹; traditional Chinese: 鈸; pinyin: bo; Wade–Giles: po) is a percussion instrument originating in China, a type of cymbals. It consists of two plates that are clashed together. It is a concussion idiophone.
The cymbal in the rock drumset China cymbals may be based on the bo, but is hit with a drumstick instead.
- "Po". The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Retrieved 21 May 2009. .
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