Keyboard Instruments

  What is a Keyboard Instrument?   A keyboard instrument is a musical instrument that a musician plays using a keyboard. The most common keyboard instruments are the piano, organ, and various electronic keyboards, including synthesizers and digital pianos....

Pecussion Instruments

  A percussion instrument is a musical instrument that a musician sounds by striking or scraping. Historians believe that the percussion family includes the oldest musical instruments, following the human voice.   Percussion Instruments   The percussion...

Dubstep

Dubstep is an electronic dance music genre born in South London in the early 2000s. Sparse, syncopated rhythmic patterns and powerful sub-bass frequencies distinguish it. The genre arose as an outgrowth of the UK garage. This means it relied upon a lineage of related...

Talking Drum

The talking drum is one of the earliest musical instruments used by percussionists. It originated in West African areas, but exists in Cameroon, Ghana, Senegal, and Nigeria as well. It appears most commonly among the Yoruba ethnic group. However, it may also be found...

Cabasa

The ‘cabasa’, just like the ‘shekere’, is a percussion instrument made of steel ball chains looped around a large cylinder. The cylinder sits attached to a long, thin wooden, plastic or metal handle. It is a popular hand percussion instrument,...