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What musical family does the timpani belong?
Last Updated: 16th March, 2020
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Besides, what family does a timpani belong to?
Subsequently, question is, what are the two categories of percussion instruments? The two major categories of percussioninstrumentsare membranophones, which add timbre to the soundof being struck,(this includes the entire family of drums), andidiophones, (made ofsuch material such as wood, metal, or bone,examples are Bells,Gongs, Triangles, Marimbas, and wood blocks)which make apitched
Additionally, is timpani a percussion instrument?
Percussion instruments includeanyinstrument that makes a sound when it is hit, shaken,orscraped. The most common percussion instruments intheorchestra include the timpani, xylophone,cymbals,triangle, snare drum, bass drum, tambourine, maracas,gongs,chimes, celesta, and piano.
What is percussion music?
Percussion is music involving drumsandother instruments such as gongs, bells, cymbals, rattles,andtambourines. The instruments themselves are alsocalledpercussion. Percussion comes from the Latinwordpercussionem, which means "a striking, a blow."