10 Best Percussion Instruments

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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 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!

Can preform any type of music you want. The sound of it is beautiful.

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2 Drum Set

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

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

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

Makes the song/ important instrument

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3 Cowbell

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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4 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!

V 3 Comments
5 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

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.

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8 Marimba

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

Marimbas are awesome. Make a great noise!

You said they're awesome. AWESOME!

9 Steel Drums
10 Bass Drum

Has a good sound

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The Contenders

11 Temple Blocks

A variety of woodblocks. They have a great sound.

It has an amazing sound!

12 Gong

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

13 Thundersheet
14 Timpani

The most powerful, booming percussion instrument.

Going to learn soon, can't wait!

15 Tambourine

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

V 1 Comment
16 Vibraphone

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

17 Crash Cymbal

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

V 1 Comment
18 Glass Harp
19 Bass Drum
20 Cajon Drums

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

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