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Percussion instruments

Sagat

Musical equipment; Percussion instruments

This is the Arabic name for finger cymbals, and means "small metal trays".

Gong

Musical equipment; Percussion instruments

A metallic disc with upturned rim (usually made of an alloy composed of four parts copper to one of tin) which produces resonant musical notes when suspended and struck with a soft mallet.

Crotale

Musical equipment; Percussion instruments

A type of castanet used mainly in Latin-American music.

Bassoon

Musical equipment; Percussion instruments

A wooden double-reed instrument, with a compass of about three octaves, used as a bass to the oboe, having a pipe eight feet in length, so arranged in parts (whence the Italian name fagotto) that the ...

Triangle

Musical equipment; Percussion instruments

A musical instrument of percussion, consisting of a steel rod bent into a triangular form, but open at one corner; it is struck with a small straight steel rod.

Xylophone

Musical equipment; Percussion instruments

A musical instrument consisting of a graduated series of flat wooden bars, played by striking with a small hammer or by rubbing with rosined gloves.

Tambourine

Musical equipment; Percussion instruments

A musical instrument consisting of a hoop with a skin stretched over one side and pairs of small jingling discs in slots round the circumference, played by shaking, striking, or drawing the fingers ...

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