THE VISUAL REFERENCE OF PERCUSSION INSTRUMENTS

A visual reference to more than one hundred percussion instruments from around the world, what they
are made of, what they sound like,
how they are played, and rhythms
made with them.

HEAR THE SOUND, AND FEEL THE RHYTHM OF EVERY PERCUSSION INSTRUMENT

Each instrument includes demonstrations of the sounds and rhythms produced by the instrument. A brief description is given, including the technique used to play the instrument, tuning, style of music, and origin.

IPAD HD VERSION AND IPHONE VERSION

An invaluable resource for aficionados of percussion music, musicians and those with a general curiosity about percussion instruments. Each instrument is finely illustrated with 3D models, and can be rotated to get a better understanding of it.

The Visual Encyclopedia of Percussion Musical Instruments for iPad and iPhone

More than one hundred percussion instruments

More than one hundred percussion instruments

From orchestral to ethnic percussion, from small hand percussion to big drums. See, hear and enjoy more than one hundred different percussion instruments from around the world.

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More than 500 sounds and rhythm samples

More than 500 sounds and rhythm samples

Each instrument includes a demonstration of the various sounds that can produce. It also provides several examples of rhythms in different styles for each one of the instruments described.

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Finely illustrated from 3D models

Finely illustrated from 3D models

All the instruments are finally illustrated from rendered 3D models based on real instrument references. The instruments can be rotated to get a better understanding of it.

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Learn More About Percussion

Learn More About Percussion

A brief description of each instrument is also given, including the technique used to play it, tuning of the instrument, style of music played with it, and its origin.

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Would you like to contribute?

While a conscious effort has been made to include the most popular percussion instruments, it has been impossible to include all of them…

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iPad HD and iPhone versions

iPad HD and iPhone versions

The Visual Encyclopedia of Percussion Musical Instruments is available for both iPad and iPhone devices. Requires iOS 3.2 or later.

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