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Drum kit

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Weird Percussion Instruments

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Using the Drumkit as a Melodic Instrument

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Percussion instruments for kids - Musical Instruments

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Maki Estrella - multi-percussion solo (Drum Day at Lyric)

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How To Set Up a Drum Kit : Extra Percussion Instruments for Drum Kits

A drum kit — also called a drum set, trap set, or simply drums — is a collection of drums and other percussion instruments, typically cymbals, which are set up on stands to be played by a single player, with drumsticks held in both hands, and the feet operating pedals that control the hi-hat cymbal and the beater for the bass drum. A drum kit consists of a mix of drums and idiophones – most significantly cymbals, but can also include the woodblock and cowbell. In the 2000s, some kits also include electronic instruments. Also, both hybrid and entirely electronic kits are used.