What's the difference between a Xylophone & Glockenspiel? They both have bars. They're both melodic pieces of percussion. You hit them with a stick. Surely these are basically the same, just re-branded with different names? Well, no. There is. Continue reading
Percussion is split between two styles, tuned percussion which usually has a skin that can be tightened or loosened to create an identified pitch and un-tuned percussion which is a raw sound when struck. Here is a list of an example of percussion instruments:
The drum kit of not just shells and cymbals, it’s all of the big and little parts that makes every drum kits tone and sustain perfect. Learn about the anatomy of your drum kit from the hardware to the tension rods that creates your unique layout.
The percussion family includes all the instruments you can play either by rattling, shaking or striking. These can be many different types, shapes and sizes and crafted from a variety of materials. We have compiled the most common percussion instruments and performance techniques.