A percussion instrument made of a container filled with beads or seeds which make a rattle sound when shaken.


Wooden blocks covered with sandpaper that are rubbed together to make a brushing sound.


A hand-held rattle that is traditionally used as a dance rattle or to accompany the rhythm of the Native American drums

Powwow Drum

A traditional native american drum, made with a large base and covered with rawhide of deer, buffalo or steer


A Balinese instrument in the gamelan, which is used in the gamelan, it normally has seven bronze bars placed on top of a resonating frame.


A wooden double-headed drum, originally from southern India.


A percussion instrument with a series of metal bars of varying pitch suspended over a resonance box. The instrument is struck with a hammer or mallet.


Traditional to the Shona people of Zimbabwe, a mbira is usually made of a wooden board with attached metal tines, and is played with the thumbs.


A percussion instrument that consists of a set of tuned wooden bars arranged like a piano keyboard. A series of hollow tubes beneath the bars allows the sound to resonate. […]


A rattle which appears in many genres of Caribbean and Latin music