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Music Term: Untuned percussion

U.c.
Uber
Ubung
Uchite
Uchiwa daiko
Udu drums
Uguale
Uilleann pipes
Ukelele
Ukulele
Ultrasounds
Umfang
Umstimmen
Un peu
Un poco
Un, una, uno
Un, uno, or una
Una
Una corda
Una corda pedal
Unbalanced
Under-third cadence
Undezime
Undo
Unequal temperament
Unequal voices
Ungaresca
Ungebunden
Unidirectional
Union pipe
Unison
Unisono or unis
Unit organ
Unity gain
Unmeasured music
Unmerklich
Unruhig
Unter
Untuned percussion
Up bow
Up bow or sull'arco
Up notes
Up-bow
Upbeat
Upbow
Upbow staccato
Update by absolute
Upper partials
Upper toms
Upright
Upright piano
Ut
Ut bemol
Ut diese
Ut supra
Uttarang
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Untuned percussion
Definition and background:
A common sub-classification of percussion instruments that is comprised of instruments that are typically used to perform the rhythmic foundations of a composition. Most of these instruments are untuned (unable to produce a specific pitch). They are notated with normal rhythmic notation, but each instrument is placed on a separate line. Untuned percussion instruments include: Bass Drum, Crash Cymbals, Gong, Snare Drum, Suspended Cymbal, Tam-tam, Tenor Drum, Tom-Toms.
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Last Updated: 2018-04-21 15:04:00
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