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The 5 Best Udu Drums (Ibo/Igbo Drums) (2023)

The 5 Best Udu Drums (Ibo/Igbo Drums) (2023)

Udu drums are traditionally made out of clay and look like a water pot (from which they were created in the first place). The main feature of this drum is two holes – one on the top of the pot and one on the side. By taping or palming these holes you can create different sounds. Udu drums originated from Nigeria, ...

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The 5 Best Gongs To Buy Online (2023)

The 5 Best Gongs To Buy Online (2023)

Gongs are a popular type of thick cymbal originally from East and South-East Asia. They are now used around the world in different settings, from ceremonies and orchestral music to home decorations! They are usually made out of bronze, with different types of alloy used. In this article, you will find both ...

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Xylophone vs Marimba vs Vibraphone vs Glockenspiel (With Videos)

Xylophone vs Marimba vs Vibraphone vs Glockenspiel (With Videos)

These instrument all belong to the percussion family and are played by mallets. The Xylophone is medium-sized with wooden bars. The Glockenspiel is smaller with metal bars. The Marimba is larger with wooden bars or sometimes pipes. The Vibraphone is also large, with metal bars and pipes that resonate vibrating ...

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The 5 Best Egg Shakers for Adults and Kids (2023)

The 5 Best Egg Shakers for Adults and Kids (2023)

Egg shakers are a fun and great-sounding percussion instrument that just about anybody can learn how to play! They are great for musicians and recording, as well as fun for children to learn how percussion works. Egg shakers are essentially a type of rattle – little egg-shaped (thus the name) rattles made from ...

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All About Maracas! Including Our Top 5 Pick (2023)

All About Maracas! Including Our Top 5 Pick (2023)

The intuitive use of the Maracas makes this percussion instrument one of the easiest to stimulate a musical attitude in both kids and adults. Maracas are so easy to play, so versatile and fun, we often forget that they can have an important role in many different genres and styles of music. What is the origin of ...

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The 10 Best Kalimbas of 2023 for Sound Quality and Value

The 10 Best Kalimbas of 2023 for Sound Quality and Value

The Kalimba is a beautiful instrument that provides pleasant sounds and tones. It's a very easy and rewarding instrument to learn. If you are new to it, finding the appropriate model of Kalimba can be challenging and you have to understand features and qualities before you make up your mind. That way you will be ...

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15 Percussion Instruments Worth Adding To Your Setup

15 Percussion Instruments Worth Adding To Your Setup

There are such a large variety of percussion instruments available. If you’re currently looking to spice up your setup then check out the suggestions in this article. Percussion is believed to be the oldest form of muscial instruments in mankind (apart from the human voice). For thousands of years, people have been ...

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