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 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.