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Woman playing percussion

Mixed Percussion

Woman playing Marimba

Tuned Percussion

These instruments are usually struck with a stick or a beater to create a sound. Although drums and other types of percussion are used to provide a beat or rhythm within a band, some percussion instruments are tuned, which means they can also be used to play melodies.

Get inspired.

Search for these artists to find out how percussion instruments sound.

Buddy Rich

Ringo Star

Evelyn Glennie

John Bonham

Gene Krupa

Luis Conte

Who to contact

Barnsley Music Service logo
Rhythym Inc logo
Yorkshire Academy of Modern Music logo
Barnsley Percussion Ensemble logo
Barnsley Wind Bands logo

Meet the instruments

 Tuned Percussion

Latin Percussion


Drum Cam!

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