What is another word for percussive instrument?

3 synonyms found


[ pəkˈʌsɪv ˈɪnstɹəmənt], [ pəkˈʌsɪv ˈɪnstɹəmənt], [ p_ə_k_ˈʌ_s_ɪ_v ˈɪ_n_s_t_ɹ_ə_m_ə_n_t]

The world of music is filled with a variety of percussive instruments. These instruments produce sound through a striking or shaking motion, and are commonly used in orchestral and popular music. Some common types of percussive instruments include the drum, tambourine, maracas, xylophone, glockenspiel and cymbals. Other synonyms for "percussive instrument" include rhythm instrument, time keeper, and beat maker. These instruments are essential to creating the rhythm and tempo of a musical piece, and can be found in genres ranging from classical to rock and roll. Whether you're pounding on a snare drum or lightly tapping on a cowbell, percussive instruments add a unique and important element to music.

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How to use "Percussive instrument" in context?

A percussion instrument is a musical instrument that is struck or scraped by a hand or other object to create sound. Percussion instruments are often used in ensembles to provide rhythmic support. There are many types of percussion instruments, most of which are played by striking the instrument with one or more hand against a striking surface, sometimes with a stick, mallet, or other tool.

The use of percussion instruments dates back to ancient Mesopotamia and ancient India. The Ancient Egyptians played a form of rattle called the heqa-skeen. The rattle could be filled with various materials to produce different sounds.

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