What is music without the diverse sounds of percussion.
Percussion instruments are often very simple instruments, ultimately just everyday objects that are used to beat the rhythm. As simple as these instruments are, there are many variations, especially when it comes to the materials, which then repeatedly create new sound images.
Then there are simple rhythm instruments like claves.
Rattles can be made from many objects. Rattles are often used for rites and have a protective character. Ultimately also in toddler hands in the cradle.
But more elaborate instruments such as the kalimba or thetambourine also belong to the rhythm instruments.
Some instruments imitate animal voices like the sound frog or the owl.
And last but not least, the folk instrument the jew's harp should be mentioned here.
We have also sorted the curiosity of the nose flute or the shrutibox here with the percussions.
Persusion instruments are often very old, come from different cultures and still accompany modern music today.