Music Other percussion - Instruments in This Family

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Other percussion: list of all the most popular musical instruments in this family. Any well-known instrument in the Other percussion instruments family is included along with photos when available. This list below has a variety of items, like Tibetan water drum and Charm bracelet, in it. (4 items)

Charm bracelet

A charm bracelet is an item of jewellery worn around the wrist. It carries personal "charms": decorative pendants or trinkets which signify important things in the wearer's life. ...more on Wikipedia

Family: Other percussion



A clap is the percussive sound made by striking together two flat surfaces, as in the body parts of humans or animals. Humans clap with the palms of their hands, often quickly and repeatedly to express appreciation or approval, but also in rhythm to match the sounds in music and dance. Some people slap the back of one hand into the palm of the other hand to signify urgency or enthusiasm. This act may be considered uncouth by others. Clapping is used as a percussion element in many forms of music. One example is in gospel music. In flamenco and sevillanas, two Spanish musical genres, clapping often sets the rhythm and is an integral part of the songs. A sampled or synthesized clap is also a ...more on Wikipedia

Family: Other percussion

Rattle is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Other percussion - Instruments in This Family
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A rattle is a type of percussion instrument which produces a sound when shaken. Rattles are described in the Hornbostel–Sachs system as Shaken Idiophones or Rattles. Rattles include: Shac-Shac, as known in Trinidad, Dominica and the French Antilles. Maracas, widely used in Cha Cha Cha and jazz. The egg-shaped plastic chicken shake, filled with steel shot and available in varying tones depending on the size and quantity of shot. Folk instruments especially used in ceremonial dance. Toy rattles for infants. ...more on Wikipedia

Family: Other percussion

Variations: Ankle rattlers, Rainstick, Rattlesnake, Chacha, Shekere, + more


Tibetan water drum

Family: Other percussion

Variations: Waterphone