Rack

A metal assembly that surrounds the drum setA set of drums consisting of generally 4 to 5 drums or more, and used in many different musical... More and holds the top parts of cymbalA copper/bronze (or...

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Rack Toms

The mounted tom toms on a drum setA set of drums consisting of generally 4 to 5 drums or more, and used in many different musical... More, whether they are mounted on the bass drumThe lowest pitched drum in a...

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Rainstick

A long hollowed out piece of wood that is filled with beads or pebbles. When turned upside down, it makes the sound of rain falling until all of the beads have reached the bottom of the...

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Resonators

The metal pipes that extend below the bars on a marimbaAn instrument that consists of a large frame and a set of tuned wooden bars which are struck wi... More, xylophoneA keyboard instrument consisting of...

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Rhythm

The systematic arrangement of musical sounds, which creates a flowing and/or syncopated pulseThe consistent "heartbeat" of a rhythm..Here are some examples of different...

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Ride Cymbal

The primary cymbalA copper/bronze (or variation of metal alloy) disk struck with a drumstick or crashed together ... More that often keeps time while playing a standard beatA unit of musical rhythm.. It is...

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Rim

The metal hoopThe round metal or wooden disc that holds the drumhead onto the drum. Lug casings are then fast... More that keeps the drumheadThe covering or membrane, made of animal skin or synthetic...

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Rimshot

Striking both the head and the rimThe metal hoop that keeps the drumhead in place. It fastens down onto the drumhead by screws (o... More of a drumA hollow cylindrical shell of any size that has a head...

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Rudiments

Rudimentary beats used to create independence between the two hands (and feet) in drumming. These beats can then be manipulated around the drumset or with any percussion...

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