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Drums: list of all the most popular musical instruments in this family. Any well-known instrument in the Drums instruments family is included along with photos when available. The list you're viewing is made up of many different items, like Bongos and Snare drum. (6 Items)
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Bongos are an Afro-Cuban percussion instrument consisting of a pair of small open bottomed drums of different sizes. In Spanish the larger drum is called the hembra and the smaller the macho. They are membranophones, or instruments that create sound by a vibration of a stretched membrane. ...more on Wikipedia

Family: Percussion, Drum, Classical percussion

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Conga

The conga, also known as tumbadora, is a tall, narrow, single-headed drum from Cuba. Congas are staved like barrels and classified into three types: quinto, tres dos or tres golpes, and tumba or salidor. Congas are traditionally used in Afro-Cuban genres such as conga and rumba, although they are now very common in many other forms of Latin music, including descarga, Afro-Cuban jazz, salsa, songo, merengue and Latin rock. ...more on Wikipedia

Family: Percussion, Drum, Classical percussion

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A drum kit, drum set or trap set is a collection of drums and other percussion instruments set up to be played/struck by a single player. The traditional drum kit consists of a mix of drums and idiophones. More recently kits have also included electronic instruments, with both hybrid and entirely electronic kits now in common use. A standard modern kit, as used in popular music and taught in many music schools, contains: A snare drum, mounted on a stand, placed between the player's knees and played with drum sticks A bass drum, played by a pedal operated by the right foot A hi-hat stand and cymbals, operated by the left foot and played with the sticks, particularly but not only the right ...more on Wikipedia

Family: Percussion, Drum

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Goblet drum

The goblet drum is a single head membranophone with a goblet shaped body used mostly in the Middle East, North Africa, South Asia, and Eastern Europe. The African djembe-wassolou is also a goblet membranophone. This article focuses on the Eastern and North-African goblet drum. ...more on Wikipedia

Family: Drum