More than one hundred percussion instruments

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More than one hundred percussion instruments

More than one hundred percussion instruments

The Visual Encyclopedia of Percussion Musical Instruments is a complete visual reference to more than 100 of the most popular modern percussion instruments from around the world. It is an invaluable resouce for aficionados of percussion music, musicians and those with a general curiosity about percussion instruments.
A brief decription of each instrument is given, including the technique used to play it, tuning of the instrument, style of music played with it, and its origin.
While a conscious effort has been made to include the most popular percussion instruments, it has been impossible to include all of them.
The Visual Encyclopedia of Percussion Musical Instruments includes the following instruments:

  • Agogo
  • Apito
  • Ashiko
  • Atabaque
  • Balafon
  • Bata
  • Bell
  • Beltree
  • Bendir
  • Berimbau
  • Bodhran
  • Bombo Leguero
  • Bongos
  • Boomwhackers
  • Bougarabou
  • Bow,
  • Cabasa
  • Cajon
  • Castanets
  • Caxixi
  • China Cymbal
  • Chocalho
  • Clave
  • Concert Bass Drum
  • Conga
  • Cowbell
  • Crotales
  • Cuica
  • Daf
  • Darbuka
  • Dhol
  • Dholak
  • Didgeridoo
  • Djembe
  • Doumbek
  • Drum Kit
  • Egg Shaker
  • Finger Cymbals
  • Flexatone
  • Friction Drum
  • Gankogui
  • Ganza
  • Ghatam
  • Glokenspiel
  • Gong
  • Guiro
  • Hang
  • Hi-hat
  • Jews harp
  • Kalimba
  • Karakeb
  • Khartal
  • Khol
  • Kick Drum
  • Kokirico
  • Maracas
  • Marimba
  • Mark Tree
  • Mridangam
  • Ocean Drum
  • Octaban
  • Orchestral Cymbal
  • Pakhavaj
  • Pandeiro
  • Rainstick
  • Ratchet
  • Reco reco
  • Repinique
  • Ride Cymbal
  • Riq
  • Rototom
  • Shekere
  • Sleighbells
  • Slit Drum
  • Snare Drum
  • Splash Cymbal
  • Spoons
  • Spring Drum
  • Steel Pan
  • Surdo
  • Tabla
  • Taiko
  • Talking Drum
  • Tambora
  • Tambourine
  • Tang Tang
  • Tantan
  • Tar
  • Temple Block
  • Timbales
  • Timpani
  • Tom Tom
  • Tonbak
  • Triangle
  • Tubano
  • Tubular Bells
  • Udu
  • Vibraphone
  • Vibraslap
  • Wah Wah Tube
  • Washboard
  • Wind Chime
  • Wood Block
  • Wooden Agogo
  • Xylophone
  • Zabuma
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