Tuned Percussion

Tuned Percussion

A pitched percussion instrument is a percussion instrument used to produce musical notes of one or more pitches, as opposed to an unpitched percussion instrument which is used to produce sounds of indefinite pitch. The term pitched percussion is now preferred to the traditional term tuned percussion: Pitching of percussion instruments is achieved through a variety of means. Membranophones are tuned by altering the surface tension of the face that is struck. Ma...

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Instruments in the Percussion Family