10 Best Percussion Instruments

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The Top Ten

1 Piano Piano The 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 only do I like the sound of the piano but I love playing it to!

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

It is a wonderful and fantastic and awesome every complement is less for it

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2 Tabla

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!

So true...

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3 Drum Set

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

You can have anything in a drum set, that's why I love it so much

Awesome to play. Many songs to play as well as genres. You can add other percussion instruments to it with a mount

Makes the song/ important instrument

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4 Cowbell

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

It needs more cowbell. even the reaper can't hear it.

5 Bass Drum

Has a good sound

LOVE IT! LOVE THE SOUND AND LOVE PLAYING IT!

It has a good sound ( Miyuli or Meow or Miyu)

6 Xylophone

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

They are so cool and have a nice peaceful sound

7 Glass Harmonica

Makes a really cool ethereal-type sound, like outer space.

So call tripple poo

Is cool and simple to play from gugu immaculate S. Godongwana1

8 Steel Drums

Steel drums are sooo cool people! Other than timpani steel drums are the best of the pitched drums.

9 Triangle

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

10 Gong

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

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The Contenders

11 Tambourine

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

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12 Thundersheet
13 Marimba

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

Marimbas are awesome. Make a great noise!

You said they're awesome. AWESOME!

14 Glass Harp
15 Cajon Drums

It's so nice to use in jamming with acoustic guitar specially the mienl brand of cajon...

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16 Bass Drum
17 Mridangam

The best instrument you can use for Carnatic Music. After you hear to it in a perfect tone you'll get to know the real meaning of elixir. You can hear it's peculiar rhythm only from the hands which is dedicated to it and love to do it! And the sounds from it are really hard to get with a professional touch...

Indian classical drum. Mirthangam is known as "The king of Percussions".

The best percussion instrument on this planet. Listen to an expert and you will know why.

18 Crash 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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19 Conga

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

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20 Timpani

The most powerful, booming percussion instrument.

Going to learn soon, can't wait!

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