Composers are particularly careful when they use

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Composers are particularly careful when they use percussion instruments because of their high-volume levels
The gong is also known as the Tom o
The tubular bells or chimes replace the sound of church bells
A tuning machine allows timpani to be tuned while the orchestra is playing
The woodblock is a small, partially hollow piece of wood that produces a tic tock sound
The use of percussion instruments do not contribute to the balance and articulation of the composition
The section of the symphony orchestra is also known as the “kitchen department” because of its extensive variety of rhythmical instruments and accessories
The xylophone’s plates are made of rosewood instead of steel
By using one stick, timpani players are able to get different sounds qualities and colors
The Glockenspiel produces a very metallic sound
When the tambourine is shaken or stricken, it jingles to add a cheerful atmosphere to the music
Percussion instruments are some of the oldest of all musical instruments
The sound of the snare changes significantly if you disengage the set of metal strings
The origin of percussion instruments dates all the way back to the 20 th century
The tubular bells or chimes replace the sound of church bells
The Glockenspiel is also known as orchestra bells
The cymbals have the most striking appeal within the entire orchestra
The main function of percussion instruments is to provide a beat and keep the melody going

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