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Instrumental History Of The Drums
Part 1 of Paper
....rigin. Small kettledrums were introduced into Europe as
early as the 13th century.
The European kettledrum , which is used in American orchestras also, derives its
special sound from the size and shape and diameter of its bowl. This bowl is
usually made of copper or fiberglass.
Another primary drum is the snare drum. ....
Part 2 of Paper
.... and it produces a huskier sound. While it is occasionally
used in the orchestra this type of drum is found more frequently in military
The largest drum in the percussion family is the bass drum. The bass drum of the
classical era, though not equiped with snares, was infact a very deep snare drum
that was set up in a horizontal position to be played. This instrument was
eventually replaced by the bass drum that is now familiar-- a large and shallow
instrument with skins on eithe....
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