Non-Pitched Percussion • All percussion instruments must be struck with a beater or a stick to make sound • Used to keep the beat
Non-Pitched Percussion • Main Non-Pitched Percussion Instruments • Snare Drum • Bass Drum • Cymbals
Pitched Percussion • Instruments are still struck – but produce multiple pitches • Used to play melody and harmony
Pitched Percussion • Main Pitched Percussion Instruments • Bells • Xylophone • Piano
Accessory Percussion • Used to add “extra noises” to music. Usually involve fun sounds.
Modern Percussion • Modern Rock & Jazz Percussionist use a Drum SetA set player can play up to four different drums at the same time.