The percussion instruments are those musical instruments
which are sounded by touch of the player. Percussion
instruments are commonly referred as “the heartbeat” of the
music world because it plays the crucial or important role in
the music world. Different Types of Percussion Instruments:
The Damroo is the first instrument for the
humanity which is given by the Lord (Shiva).
This percussion instrument is also called as the
monkey talking drum.
The bongo is the percussion instrument which
creates the sound by a vibration of the
stretched membrane. These are also known as
the folk drums of Cuba.
This is the oldest and very popular percussion
instrument in the world. The ghungroo takes
superb control over rhythm.
The Tabla is often used in the Hindustani
classical music. It is similar to the Afro-cuban
relatives bongos. It consist the pair of hand
The Khanjeera is the south Indian frame drum
which is mostly used in the carnatic music as a
supporting instrument for the mridangam.
The percussion instrument kartaal means for
palm of hand. This is played in the manner of
a tambourine by being touched against the
palm of the hand.