(Answered) Is a Snare Drum Indefinite pitch? [and more]

(Answered) Is a Snare Drum Indefinite pitch? [and more]

The snare drum produces a sharp pitch when played. It is usually struck on the top skin, or the rim creating a short staccato sound. The snare is identified clearly through the tensioned wires arranged under the bottom skin of the drum. But is the snare drum indefinite in pitch? A snare drum is classed…

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Best Percussion Instruments For Kids [That you can play too]
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Best Percussion Instruments For Kids [That you can play too]

The percussion family is the traditional musical destination when selecting the first instrument for a child. Ease of play and usually sturdy build is important, especially for pre-school-age children. But what are the best percussion instrument for kids Tambourines Shakers Xylophone Tongue Drums Bongos Throughout this guide, I will explore the different scenarios and considerations…

[Answered] Is a Piano a Percussion or Stringed Instrument?

[Answered] Is a Piano a Percussion or Stringed Instrument?

One of the longest debates in music is whether a piano belongs to the percussion family of instruments or whether it is a string instrument. I’m here to take a look at both sides of the argument and provide a definitive answer. So, is a piano percussion? The piano is BOTH a stringed instrument and…

What Percussion Instrument Produces Definite Pitch? (Examples)

What Percussion Instrument Produces Definite Pitch? (Examples)

There are a huge number of percussion instruments, indeed they are the largest family in the orchestra. Some are pitched and some are not What Percussion Instrument Produces Definite Pitch? – The most obvious pitched percussion instrument would be the xylophone. Also, consider the timpani drum and marimba. If we arguably include the piano [An…