10 Best Percussion Instruments


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1PianoThe piano is a musical instrument played using a keyboard, which is a row of keys that the performer presses down or strikes with the fingers and thumbs of both hands.

its a fantastic instrument it shows passion and anger so vote NOW

Not exactly percussion is it? But I do love it, it's awesome

Not only do I like the sound of the piano but I love playing it to!

Tacos are the best

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2Drum Set

Has tons of variety and makes any music great. You can play for hours on the set.

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I got a fever... and the only prescription... is more cowbell. - VADERtheIMPALER

They are superior to all other objects in earth - M4j0r45

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Tabla is the best instrument I got to listen... I have heard piano too but not better than tabla...

Listen to a master play it and you will find out just how expressive a tabla can be.

The greatest percussion instrument ever - straight from the heart to ear!

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Look it up on YouTube and watch a master to really appreciate this instrument. It's not just a ding ding, play it properly and it's awesome!

It's so simple but the sound is cool. - booklover1

First day of school I asked my teacher if I could play the triangle. She handed me an octagon, I was like "what is this?! "

I like the triangle because its shaped like a triangle and its cool


Has a nice, moving sound. The starting mallet instruments.

They are so cool and have a nice peaceful sound

7Glass Harmonica

Has a great sound. Makes music sound fun and uplifting.

Marimbas are awesome. Make a great noise!

You said they're awesome. AWESOME!

9Steel Drums
10Bass Drum

Has a good sound

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The Contenders


Sounds so amazing and dramatic! It doesn't get enough use.

12Temple Blocks

A variety of woodblocks. They have a great sound.

It has an amazing sound!


The most powerful, booming percussion instrument.

Going to learn soon, can't wait!


Great instrument.. When u know how to use it!

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If only I could get my hands on one of these...

17Crash Cymbal

Just love playing it, and when I play it I know that everyone else can hear me - makes me feel Good!

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18Glass Harp
19Bass Drum

The basis of many Latin songs. These drums make dance music.

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List StatsUpdated 6 Dec 2016

200 votes
34 listings
6 years, 44 days old

Top Remixes

1. Piano
2. Tabla
3. Bass Drum
1. Cowbell
2. Drum Set
3. Marimba



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