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Percussion Instruments - Music Education - About.com
Percussion instruments produce sound by striking, shaking or scraping it. It may or may not have pitch. Here are some known percussion instruments.
Profile of the Conga Drum - Percussions
Conga drum. Family: Percussion. How to Play: The musician strikes the drumhead with his fingertips or palms of his hands. Types: Conga drums come in a ...
Profile of the Bass Drum - Percussions - Music Education - About.com
Bass drum. Family: Percussion. How to Play: The bass drum is played by using padded beaters or sticks and striking it against the drumhead. In a drum set, the ...
Definition of Chest Percussion (Physiotherapy) - COPD - About.com
Apr 28, 2014 ... Chest percussion, also known as chest physiotherapy, is an airway clearance technique that helps loosen secretions making them easier to ...
Profile of the Triangle - Percussions - Music Education - About.com
Triangle. Family: Percussion. How to Play: A triangle is made of steel and shaped like a triangle, hence the name. It is hung or suspended and then struck by a ...
Profile of the Bell - Percussions - Music Education - About.com
Bell. Family: Percussion. How to Play: Bells can be made from various materials including clay, glass or metal. It also ranges in shape and size. It may be played ...
Profile of the Castanet - Percussions - Music Education - About.com
Castanets. Family: Percussion. How to Play: There are several ways of playing castanets: it is struck together while held by the hands; flicking the wrists and ...
Profile of the Snare Drum - Percussions - Music Education - About.com
Snare drum. Family: Percussion. How to Play: The snare drum can be played using sticks, commonly made of hickory, or by using the hands. The player must be ...
Profile of the Cymbal - Percussions - Music Education - About.com
Cymbals. Family: Percussion. How to Play: The player holds the strap attached to each cymbal and brushes it against each other or clash it together. It can either ...
Profile of the Gong - Percussions - Music Education - About.com
Gong. Family: Percussion. How to Play: Gongs are struck at the center with a mallet or a leather or felt-covered beater. The sound it produces may or may not be ...
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