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A percussion instrument is a musical instrument that is sounded by being struck or scraped by a beater (including attached or enclosed beaters or rattles); struck, scraped or rubbed by hand; or struck against another similar instrument. [1]

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Acme siren

The Acme siren is a musical instrument used in concert bands for comic effect.

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Aerosmith is an American rock band.

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An anvil is a metalworking tool consisting of a large block of metal (usually forged or cast steel), with a flattened top surface, upon which another object is struck (or "worked").

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Apito, which is the Portuguese word for "whistle", refers to any of a variety of whistles.

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The balafon is a kind of wooden xylophone or percussion idiophone which plays melodic tunes, and usually has between 16 and 27 keys.

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Bass drum

A bass drum, or kick drum, is a large drum that produces a note of low definite or indefinite pitch.

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Beatboxing (also beat boxing or b-boxing) is a form of vocal percussion primarily involving the art of mimicking drum machines (typically a TR-808), using one's mouth, lips, tongue, and voice.

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The berimbau is a single-string percussion instrument, a musical bow, from Brazil.

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The Bock-a-da-bock is an idiophone type of musical instrument in the percussion family.

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The bodhrán (or,; plural bodhráin or bodhráns) is an Irish frame drum ranging from in diameter, with most drums measuring.

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Body percussion

Body percussion may be performed on its own or as an accompaniment to music and/or dance.

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Bombo legüero

Bombo legüero is an Argentine drum traditionally made of a hollowed tree trunk and covered with cured skins of animals such as goats, cows (leather) or sheep; legüero signifies that you can supposedly hear it a league away.

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Bongo drum

Bongos (Spanish: bongó) are an Afro-Cuban percussion instrument consisting of a pair of small open bottomed drums of different sizes.

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Brass instrument

A brass instrument is a musical instrument that produces sound by sympathetic vibration of air in a tubular resonator in sympathy with the vibration of the player's lips.

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A broom is a cleaning tool consisting of usually stiff fibers (often made of materials such as plastic, hair, or corn husks) attached to, and roughly parallel to, a cylindrical handle, the broomstick.

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A bucket is typically a watertight, vertical cylinder or truncated cone or square, with an open top and a flat bottom, attached to a semicircular carrying handle called the bail.

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The cabasa, similar to the shekere, is a percussion instrument that is constructed with loops of steel ball chain wrapped around a wide cylinder.

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A cajón ("box", "crate" or "drawer") is a box-shaped percussion instrument originally from Peru, played by slapping the front or rear faces (generally thin plywood) with the hands, fingers, or sometimes various implements such as brushes, mallets, or sticks.

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A cannon (plural: cannon or cannons) is a type of gun classified as artillery that launches a projectile using propellant.

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Castanets are a percussion instrument (idiophone), used in Kalo, Moorish, Ottoman, ancient Roman, Italian, Spanish, Sephardic, Swiss, and Portuguese music.

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The celesta or celeste is a struck idiophone operated by a keyboard.

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The cimbalom is a type of chordophone composed of a large, trapezoidal box with metal strings stretched across its top.

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Clapper (musical instrument)

A clapper is a basic form of percussion instrument.

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Clapsticks or clappers are a type of drumstick, percussion mallet or claves that belongs to the idiophone category.

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Claves are a percussion instrument (idiophone), consisting of a pair of short (about, thick dowels. Traditionally they are made of wood, typically rosewood, ebony or grenadilla. In modern times they are also made of fibreglass or plastics. When struck they produce a bright clicking noise. Claves are sometimes hollow and carved in the middle to amplify the sound.

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A clef (from French: clef "key") is a musical symbol used to indicate the pitch of written notes.

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Conch (instrument)

Conch, or conque, also known as a "seashell horn" or "shell trumpet", is a musical instrument (often a signal instrument), a wind instrument that is made from a seashell (conch), the shell of several different kinds of very large sea snails.

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The conga, also known as tumbadora, is a tall, narrow, single-headed drum from Cuba.

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Cowbell (instrument)

The cowbell is an idiophone hand percussion instrument used in various styles of music including salsa and infrequently in popular music.

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Crash cymbal

A crash cymbal is a type of cymbal that produces a loud, sharp "crash" and is used mainly for occasional accents, as opposed to in ostinato.

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Crotales, sometimes called antique cymbals, are percussion instruments consisting of small, tuned bronze or brass disks.

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A cymbal is a common percussion instrument.

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The daxophone, invented by Hans Reichel (1949–2011), is an electric wooden experimental musical instrument of the friction idiophones category.

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De Natura Sonoris

De natura sonoris (On the nature of sound) is the title of three works by the Polish composer Krzysztof Penderecki.

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Dhaa (or Dhah) belong to the membranophone group of Newar traditional musical instruments.

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Dhime is a former village development committee in Jajarkot District in the Karnali province of Nepal.

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Dhol (ढोल, ਢੋਲ, ڈھول, ঢোল, ઢોલ, ढोल, ঢোল) can refer to any one of a number of similar types of double-headed drum widely used, with regional variations, throughout the Indian subcontinent.

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The dholak (ਢੋਲਕ, ঢোলক, ढोलक; ढोलक; dhool in the Netherlands and Suriname and ඩොල්කි) is a South Asian two-headed hand-drum.

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A djembe or jembe (from Malinke jembe) is a rope-tuned skin-covered goblet drum played with bare hands, originally from West Africa.

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The drum is a member of the percussion group of musical instruments.

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Drum beat

A drum beat or drum pattern is a rhythmic pattern, or repeated rhythm establishing the meter and groove through the pulse and subdivision, played on drum kits and other percussion instruments.

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Drum brake

A drum brake is a brake that uses friction caused by a set of shoes or pads that press outward against a rotating cylinder-shaped part called a brake drum.

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Drum Corps International

Category:WikiProject Drum Corps Drum Corps International (DCI), formed in 1972, is the non-profit governing body for junior drum and bugle corps in the U.S. and Canada.

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Drum kit

A drum kit — also called a drum set, trap set, or simply drums — is a collection of drums and other percussion instruments, typically cymbals, which are set up on stands to be played by a single player, with drumsticks held in both hands, and the feet operating pedals that control the hi-hat cymbal and the beater for the bass drum.

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Drum machine

A drum machine is an electronic musical instrument that creates percussion.

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Drum rudiment

In percussion music, a rudiment is one of a number of relatively small patterns which form the foundation for more extended and complex drum patterns.

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A drumline is a section of percussion instruments usually played as part of a musical marching ensemble.

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A drummer is a percussionist who creates and accompanies music using drums.

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Dunun (plural dunun) (also spelled dun dun or doundoun) is the generic name for a family of West African drums that have developed alongside the djembe in the Mande drum ensemble.

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Edgard Varèse

Edgard Victor Achille Charles Varèse (also spelled Edgar Varèse;Malcolm MacDonald, Varèse, Astronomer in Sound (London, 2003), p. xi. December 22, 1883 – November 6, 1965) was a French-born composer who spent the greater part of his career in the United States.

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Electronic drum

An electronic drum, also known as electric drums, digital drums, or electronic percussion, is a modern electronic musical instrument, a special type of synthesizer or sampler, primarily designed to serve as an alternative to an acoustic drum kit or other percussion instruments.

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A firearm is a portable gun (a barreled ranged weapon) that inflicts damage on targets by launching one or more projectiles driven by rapidly expanding high-pressure gas produced by exothermic combustion (deflagration) of propellant within an ammunition cartridge.

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The flexatone or fleximetal is a modern percussion instrument (an indirectly struck idiophone) consisting of a small flexible metal sheet suspended in a wire frame ending in a handle.

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Floor tom

A floor tom or low tom is a double-headed tom-tom drum which usually stands on the floor on three legs.

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Gamelan is the traditional ensemble music of Java and Bali in Indonesia, made up predominantly of percussive instruments.

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The güira is a metal scraper from the Dominican Republic used as a percussion instrument in cumbia and merengue, to a lesser extent, other genres such as bachata.

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The güiro is a Latin American percussion instrument consisting of an open-ended, hollow gourd with parallel notches cut in one side.

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A gendèr is a type of metallophone used in Balinese and Javanese gamelan music.

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Glass harmonica

The glass harmonica, also known as the glass armonica, glass harmonium, bowl organ, hydrocrystalophone, or simply the armonica or harmonica (derived from ἁρμονία, harmonia, the Greek word for harmony), is a type of musical instrument that uses a series of glass bowls or goblets graduated in size to produce musical tones by means of friction (instruments of this type are known as friction idiophones).

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Glass harp

A glass harp (also called musical glasses, singing glasses, angelic organ, verrilion or ghost fiddle) is a musical instrument made of upright wine glasses.

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Glass marimba

The glass marimba is a type of idiophone also known as a vitrephone or crystallophone.

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A glockenspiel (or, Glocken: bells and Spiel: set) is a percussion instrument composed of a set of tuned keys arranged in the fashion of the keyboard of a piano.

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Goblet drum

The goblet drum (also chalice drum, tarabuka, tarabaki, darbuka, derbake, debuka, doumbek, dumbec, dumbeg, dumbelek, tablah, toumperleki or zerbaghali, دربوكة / ALA-LC: darbūkah) is a single head membranophone with a goblet shaped body used mostly in the Middle East, North Africa, South Asia, and Eastern Europe.

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A gong (from Malay: gong;; ra; គង - Kong; ฆ้อง Khong; cồng chiêng) is an East and Southeast Asian musical percussion instrument that takes the form of a flat, circular metal disc which is hit with a mallet.

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A hammer is a tool or device that delivers a blow (a sudden impact) to an object.

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Hammered dulcimer

The hammered dulcimer is a percussion-stringed instrument which consists of strings typically stretched over a trapezoidal resonant sound board.

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Hand drum

A hand drum is any type of drum that is typically played with the bare hand rather than a stick, mallet, hammer, or other type of beater.

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Hand percussion

Hand percussion is a term used to indicate a percussion instrument of any type from any culture that is held in the hand.

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A handbell is a bell designed to be rung by hand.

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Hang (instrument)

The Hang (plural form: Hanghang) is a musical instrument in the idiophone class created by Felix Rohner and Sabina Schärer in Bern, Switzerland.

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In music, harmony considers the process by which the composition of individual sounds, or superpositions of sounds, is analysed by hearing.

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Harry Partch

Harry Partch (June 24, 1901 – September 3, 1974) was an American composer, music theorist, and creator of musical instruments.

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A hi-hat, also spelled hihat or high-hat, is a combination of two cymbals, a foot-operated pedal which moves a rod which in turn moves one of the cymbals, all mounted on a metal stand.

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Hornbostel–Sachs or Sachs–Hornbostel is a system of musical instrument classification devised by Erich Moritz von Hornbostel and Curt Sachs, and first published in the Zeitschrift für Ethnologie in 1914.

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Human voice

The human voice consists of sound made by a human being using the vocal tract, such as talking, singing, laughing, crying, screaming, etc.

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An idiophone is any musical instrument that creates sound primarily by the instrument as a whole vibrating—without the use of strings or membranes.

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Ionisation (Varèse)

Ionisation (1929–1931) is a musical composition by Edgard Varèse written for thirteen percussionists.

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James Blades

James "Jimmy" Blades OBE (9 September 190119 May 1999) was an English percussionist.

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The jhallari, also known as gethuvadyam, is a string percussion instrument from South India.

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John Cage

John Milton Cage Jr. (September 5, 1912 – August 12, 1992) was an American composer and music theorist.

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Joseph Haydn

(Franz) Joseph HaydnSee Haydn's name.

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A keg is a small barrel.

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Keyboard instrument

A keyboard instrument is a musical instrument played using a keyboard, a row of levers which are pressed by the fingers.

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Keyboard percussion instrument

A keyboard percussion instrument, shortened as 'Keyperc', is a chromatic melodic percussion instrument arranged in a similar pattern to a piano keyboard and played with hands or percussion mallets.

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A klopotec (pronounced) is a wooden mechanical device on a high wooden pole, similar to a windmill.

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Kpanlogo (drum)

Kpanlogo is a type of drum that is associated with kpanlogo music.

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Krzysztof Penderecki

Krzysztof Eugeniusz Penderecki (born 23 November 1933) is a Polish composer and conductor.

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Latin percussion

The term Latin percussion refers to any number of a large family of musical instruments in the percussion, membranophone, lamellophone and/or idiophone family used in Latin music, which in turn is a very loosely related group of musical styles, mainly from the Latin American region, and ultimately having roots or influences in African tribal music.

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Lion's roar (instrument)

The lion's roar is a membranophone instrument that has a drum head and a cord or horsehair passing through it.

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List of instruments by Harry Partch

The American composer Harry Partch composed using scales of unequal intervals in just intonation, derived from the natural Harmonic series; these scales allowed for more tones of smaller intervals than in the standard Western tuning, which uses twelve equal intervals.

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List of percussion instruments

This is a wide-ranging, inclusive list of percussion instruments.

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List of percussionists

A percussionist is a musician who plays a percussion instrument.

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Lummi stick

Lummi sticks, named after the Lummi Native American peoples, are hardwood cylindrical sticks, usually roughly 7 inches long and 0.75 inches in diameter, used as percussive musical instruments.

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The Madal (मादल), is used mainly for rhythm-keeping in Nepalese folk music, is the most popular and widely used as hand drum in Nepal.

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Mallet percussion

A mallet percussion instrument is a melodic percussion instrument played in a particular fashion, with mallets.

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Maraca, sometimes called rumba shaker, shac-shac, and various other names, is a rattle which appears in many genres of Caribbean and Latin music.

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The marímbula is a plucked box musical instrument of the Caribbean.

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Marching refers to the organized, uniformed, steady and rhythmic walking forward, usually associated with military troops.

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Marching band

A marching band is a group in which instrumental musicians perform while marching, often for entertainment or competition.

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The marimba is a percussion instrument consisting of a set of wooden bars struck with mallets called knobs to produce musical tones.

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The mbira is an African musical instrument consisting of a wooden board (often fitted with a resonator) with attached staggered metal tines, played by holding the instrument in the hands and plucking the tines with the thumbs.

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Melodic percussion instrument

A melodic percussion instrument is a percussion instrument used to produce several different notes of different pitches.

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A melody (from Greek μελῳδία, melōidía, "singing, chanting"), also tune, voice, or line, is a linear succession of musical tones that the listener perceives as a single entity.

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A membranophone is any musical instrument which produces sound primarily by way of a vibrating stretched membrane.

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Monkey stick

The Mendoza, Mendozer, Monkey Stick, Murrumbidgee River Rattler, Lagerphone or Zob Stick The Bushwackers Australian Song Book, new edition 1981, published by Anne O'Donovan Pty Ltd,: Lagerphone or Murrumbidgee River Rattler.

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The Mridangam is a percussion instrument from India of ancient origin.

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Musical instrument

A musical instrument is an instrument created or adapted to make musical sounds.

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Musical keyboard

A musical keyboard is the set of adjacent depressible levers or keys on a musical instrument.

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Musical notation

Music notation or musical notation is any system used to visually represent aurally perceived music played with instruments or sung by the human voice through the use of written, printed, or otherwise-produced symbols.

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Musical Stones of Skiddaw

The Musical Stones of Skiddaw are a number of lithophones built across two centuries around the town of Keswick, northern England, using hornfels, a stone from the nearby Skiddaw mountain, which is said to have a superior tone and longer ring than the more commonly used slate.

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Octobans, also known as tube toms, are deep, small diameter, single-head tom-toms.

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An onavillu is a simple, short, bow-shaped musical instrument.

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An orchestra is a large instrumental ensemble typical of classical music, which mixes instruments from different families, including bowed string instruments such as violin, viola, cello and double bass, as well as brass, woodwinds, and percussion instruments, each grouped in sections.

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Orchestral percussion

Orchestral percussion are percussion instruments used in orchestras and concert bands mainly in classical music and related styles.

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Percussion cap

The percussion cap, introduced circa 1820, is a type of single-use ignition device used on muzzleloading firearms that enabled them to fire reliably in any weather conditions.

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Percussion ensemble

A percussion ensemble is a musical ensemble consisting of only percussion instruments.

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Percussion mallet

A percussion mallet or beater is an object used to strike or beat a percussion instrument in order to produce its sound.

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Percussion notation

Percussion notation is a type of musical notation indicating notes to be played by percussion instruments.

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Percussion section

The percussion section is one of the main divisions of the orchestra and the concert band.

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Peter Schickele

Peter Schickele (born July 17, 1935) is an American composer, musical educator, and parodist, best known for comedy albums featuring music written by Schickele, but which he presents as being composed by the fictional P. D. Q. Bach.

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The piano is an acoustic, stringed musical instrument invented in Italy by Bartolomeo Cristofori around the year 1700 (the exact year is uncertain), in which the strings are struck by hammers.

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Pipe band

A pipe band is a musical ensemble consisting of pipers and drummers.

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Pitch (music)

Pitch is a perceptual property of sounds that allows their ordering on a frequency-related scale, or more commonly, pitch is the quality that makes it possible to judge sounds as "higher" and "lower" in the sense associated with musical melodies.

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Pitched percussion instrument

A pitched percussion instrument is a percussion instrument used to produce musical notes of one or more pitches, as opposed to an unpitched percussion instrument which is used to produce sounds of indefinite pitch.

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Plastic bag

A plastic bag, polybag, or pouch is a type of container made of thin, flexible, plastic film, nonwoven fabric, or plastic textile.

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Pogo cello

The pogo cello is a percussion instrument in the idiophone family.

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Practice pad

A practice pad or drum pad, is a type of percussion implement utilized by drummers and percussionists to quietly practice or warm up before a performance.

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Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Often "Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky" in English.

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A rainstick is a long, hollow tube partially filled with small pebbles or beans that has small pins or thorns arranged helically on its inside surface.

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Ratchet (instrument)

A ratchet, also called a noisemaker or Knarre (German) (or, when used in Judaism, a gragger or grogger (etymologically from גראַגער), raganella or ra'ashan (רעשן)), is an orchestral musical instrument played by percussionists.

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Rattle (percussion beater)

A rattle is a percussion beater that is attached to or enclosed by a percussion instrument so that motion of the instrument will cause the rattle to strike the instrument and create sound.

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Rhythm (from Greek ῥυθμός, rhythmos, "any regular recurring motion, symmetry") generally means a "movement marked by the regulated succession of strong and weak elements, or of opposite or different conditions".

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Rhythm section

A rhythm section (also called a backup band) is a group of musicians within a music ensemble or band who provide the underlying rhythm, harmony and pulse of the accompaniment, providing a rhythmic and harmonic reference and "beat" for the rest of the band.

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Rototoms are a drum developed by Al Payson and Michael Colgrass, that have no shell and are tuned by rotating.

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The saxophone (also referred to as the sax) is a family of woodwind instruments.

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A shotgun (also known as a scattergun, or historically as a fowling piece) is a firearm that is usually designed to be fired from the shoulder, which uses the energy of a fixed shell to fire a number of small spherical pellets called shot, or a solid projectile called a slug.

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Single-reed instrument

A single-reed instrument is a woodwind instrument that uses only one reed to produce sound.

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Siren (alarm)

A siren is a loud noise-making device.

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The skrabalai is a Lithuanian folk tuned percussion instrument consisting of wooden bells.

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Slide whistle

A slide whistle (variously known as a swanee or swannee whistle, lotos flute piston flute, or jazz flute) is a wind instrument consisting of a fipple like a recorder's and a tube with a piston in it.

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Slipknot (band)

Slipknot is an American heavy metal band from Des Moines, Iowa.

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Slit drum

A slit drum is a hollow percussion instrument.

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Snare drum

A snare drum or side drum is a percussion instrument that produces a sharp staccato sound when the head is struck with a drum stick, due to the use of a series of stiff wires held under tension against the lower skin.

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A spoke is one of some number of rods radiating from the center of a wheel (the hub where the axle connects), connecting the hub with the round traction surface.

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Staff (music)

In Western musical notation, the staff (US) or stave (UK) (plural for either: '''staves''') is a set of five horizontal lines and four spaces that each represent a different musical pitch or, in the case of a percussion staff, different percussion instruments.

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Standing bell

A standing bell or resting bell is an inverted bell, supported from below with the rim uppermost.

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Steelpans (also known as steel drums or pans, and sometimes, collectively with other musicians, as a steel band or orchestra) is a musical instrument originating from Trinidad and Tobago.

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Step dance

Step dance is the generic term for dance styles in which the footwork is the most important part of the dance.

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Stomp (theatrical show)

Stomp is a percussion group, originating in Brighton, United Kingdom that uses the body and ordinary objects to create a physical theatre performance using rhythms, acrobatics and pantomime.

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String instrument

String instruments, stringed instruments, or chordophones are musical instruments that produce sound from vibrating strings when the performer plays or sounds the strings in some manner.

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Struck idiophone

Struck idiophones is one of the categories of idiophones (that is, any musical instrument that creates sound primarily by the instrument as a whole vibrating—without the use of strings or membranes) that are found in the Hornbostel-Sachs system of musical instrument classification.

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Suspended cymbal

Classical suspended cymbal A suspended cymbal is any single cymbal played with a stick or beater rather than struck against another cymbal.

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Sweet Emotion

"Sweet Emotion" is a song by the American rock band Aerosmith, released by Columbia Records in April 1975 on the album Toys in the Attic and was released as a single a month later on May 19.

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The tabla is a membranophone percussion instrument originating from the Indian subcontinent, consisting of a pair of drums, used in traditional, classical, popular and folk music.

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are a broad range of Japanese percussion instruments.

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The tambourine is a musical instrument in the percussion family consisting of a frame, often of wood or plastic, with pairs of small metal jingles, called "zils".

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Temple block

The temple block is a percussion instrument originating in eastern Asia, where it is used in religious ceremonies.

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The thavil (Tamil:தவில்) or tavil is a barrel shaped percussion instrument from Tamilnadu.

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The Oxford Companion to Music

The Oxford Companion to Music is a music reference book in the series of Oxford Companions produced by the Oxford University Press.

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Timbales or pailas are shallow single-headed drums with metal casing.

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Timpani or kettledrums (also informally called timps) are musical instruments in the percussion family.

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Tom-tom drum

A tom-tom drum is a cylindrical drum with no snares, named from the Anglo-Indian and Sinhala language.

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The tompak (official Persian name) (تنپک, تنبک, دنبک، تمپک), also tombak, donbak, dombak or zarb (ضَرب or ضرب) in Afghanistan zer baghali (زیر بغلی), is a goblet drum from Persia (ancient Iran).

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Triangle (musical instrument)

The triangle is an idiophone type of musical instrument in the percussion family.

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Tubular bells

Tubular bells (also known as chimes) are musical instruments in the percussion family.

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The txalaparta is a specialized Basque music device of wood or stone.

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The udukkai (Tamil: உடுக்கை) or uduku is a membranophone instrument used in folk music and prayers in Tamil Nadu and it is originated in Tamil Nadu as well.

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Unpitched percussion instrument

An unpitched percussion instrument is a percussion instrument played in such a way as to produce sounds of indeterminate pitch, or an instrument normally played in this fashion.

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Urumi (drum)

The urumi (also known as urumee) is a double-headed hourglass-shaped drum from the state of Tamil Nadu, South India.

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The vibraphone (also known as the vibraharp or simply the vibes) is a musical instrument in the struck idiophone subfamily of the percussion family.

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The vibraslap is a percussion instrument consisting of a piece of stiff wire (bent into a U-shape) connecting a wood ball to a hollow box of wood with metal “teeth” inside.

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Vocal percussion

Vocal percussion is the art of creating sounds with one's mouth that approximate, imitate, or otherwise serve the same purpose as a percussion instrument, whether in a group of singers, an instrumental ensemble, or solo.

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Waste container

A waste container is a container for temporarily storing waste, and is usually made out of metal or plastic.

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A whistle is an instrument which produces sound from a stream of gas, most commonly air.

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Wind chime

Wind chimes are a type of percussion instrument constructed from suspended tubes, rods, bells or other objects that are often made of metal or wood.

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Wind instrument

A wind instrument is a musical instrument that contains some type of resonator (usually a tube), in which a column of air is set into vibration by the player blowing into (or over) a mouthpiece set at or near the end of the resonator.

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Wind machine

The wind machine (also called aeoliphone) is a friction idiophone, which is a class of instrument which produces sound through vibrations within the instrument itself.

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (27 January 1756 – 5 December 1791), baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the classical era.

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Wood block

A wood block (also spelled as a single word, woodblock) is a small slit drum made from a single piece of wood and used as a percussion instrument.

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Woodwind instrument

Woodwind instruments are a family of musical instruments within the more general category of wind instruments.

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The xylophone (from the Greek words ξύλον—xylon, "wood" + φωνή—phōnē, "sound, voice", meaning "wooden sound") is a musical instrument in the percussion family that consists of wooden bars struck by mallets.

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The xylorimba (sometimes referred to as xylo-marimba or marimba-xylophone) is a pitched percussion instrument corresponding to a xylophone with an extended range (and not to a combination of a xylophone with a marimba, as the name might suggest).

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Zills, also zils, or finger cymbals, (from Turkish zil, "cymbals") are small metallic cymbals used in belly dancing and similar performances.

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1812 Overture

The Year 1812, festival overture in flat major, Op.

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