Percussion

Percussion is a captivating and versatile category of musical instruments that adds rhythm, texture, and excitement to music across cultures and genres. It encompasses a vast array of instruments, both traditional and modern, played by striking, shaking, or scraping to produce unique sounds.

From the thunderous beats of drums to the delicate chimes of cymbals, percussion instruments form the heartbeat of music, providing a solid foundation for melodies and harmonies to flourish. They create dynamic accents, syncopations, and rhythmic patterns that engage listeners and ignite emotions.

In orchestras, percussion sections consist of various instruments like timpani, snare drums, bass drums, xylophones, glockenspiels, tambourines, triangles, and many others. In contemporary music, drum kits, electronic drums, and hand percussion instruments like bongos and congas play a significant role.

Beyond their contribution to ensemble performances, percussion instruments often take center stage in captivating solos, showcasing the skill, creativity, and expressiveness of percussionists.

In diverse cultural traditions, percussion has been an integral part of rituals, celebrations, and storytelling for centuries. From African djembe drumming to Latin American samba rhythms, each culture has its distinct and captivating percussive traditions.


Learning percussion offers a profound musical experience. It requires discipline, coordination, and a keen sense of timing. Aspiring percussionists explore a wide range of instruments, techniques, and musical styles, expanding their musical horizons.


Whether played in a symphony orchestra, a rock band, a jazz ensemble, or as part of a cultural performance, percussion instruments infuse music with energy and passion. They invite audiences to dance, sway, and immerse themselves in the infectious grooves.


Percussion, in all its forms, transcends boundaries and speaks a universal language of rhythm and unity. Its lively and expressive nature continues to inspire and unite people worldwide, making it an essential and captivating element of the musical world.

Glenluce Cocuswood Bodhran Beater, Ridge

GR16095B: Glenluce Cocuswood Bodhran Beater, Ridge24cm long bodhran tipper with central ridge. Made ..

€7.58

Glenluce Cocuswood Bodhran Beater, Std

GR16095C: Glenluce Cocuswood Bodhran Beater, Std21cm long bodhran tipper. Made in PakistanMore about..

€7.58

Glenluce Double Bodhran Brush Beater

GR16093: Glenluce Double Bodhran Brush BeaterLight coloured hardwood beater, assorted coloured brush..

€29.14

Glenluce GBT-A Walnut Bod Beater, Straight

GR16100E: Glenluce GBT-A Walnut Bod Beater, StraightStraight 23cm long bodhran tipper around 14mm th..

€7.58

Glenluce GBT-G Walnut Bodhran Beater, Ridge

GR16100B: Glenluce GBT-G Walnut Bodhran Beater, Ridge24cm long bodhran tipper with central ridge. Ma..

€7.58

HARDCASE 28" hardware Case

KIT ITEM SIZE28" x 10" x10"Featureid BadgeClipsWebbingBelt EndsCarry HandlePull handleStacking Featu..

€185.75

HARDCASE 36" Hardware case

KIT ITEM SIZE36" x 18" x12"Featureid BadgeClipsWebbingBelt EndsCarry HandlePull handleStacking Featu..

€267.00

ACME1 Thunderer Whistle

GR27881 Acme Thunderer WhistleDeep rolling drawl, one of the popular sounds of Carnival. Made in Uni..

€7.68

Atlas 1 Octave Xylophone

GR18063: Atlas 1 Octave XylophoneColoured wooden Xylophone with beaters. Made in ChinaProduct Featur..

€29.13

Atlas 2 Octave Glockenspiel

GR18062: Atlas 2 Octave GlockenspielG to G, 27 multi coloured metal bars, fully chromatic, with beat..

€34.95

Atlas 2 Octave Xylophone

GR18065: Atlas 2 Octave XylophoneColoured wooden Xylophone with beaters. Made in ChinaProduct Featur..

€26.79

Atlas 25 Note Metallophone

GR18050: Atlas 25 Note Metallophone2 octaves from C to C. Silver coloured bars for the white notes. ..

€85.00

Atlas 30 Note Glockenspiel

GR18052: Atlas 30 Note Glockenspiel.  2 1/2 octaves from G to C. Aluminium bars on a black..

€87.40

Atlas 4" Metal Cowbell, Mountable

GR19102: Atlas 4" Metal Cowbell, MountableMountable metal cowbell with grey hammered matte finish. M..

€14.50

Atlas AC-20-B Cajon with Beech Front

  Atlas Cajon with Beech FrontA bright multi coloured MDF body with a beech ply front. Made in ..

€138.69

Atlas AC-20-W Cajon with Walnut Front

GR17105 Atlas Cajon with Walnut Front. NEXT DELIVERY 31/1/23An orange/brown coloured MDF body with a..

€138.69

Atlas AC-22-V Vintage Style Cajon

GR17107: Atlas Vintage Style CajonA rich sunburst distressed style finish. Looks like an old crate. ..

€162.00

Atlas AC-25-Daun Cajon Hand Painted

GR17108  Atlas Cajon Hand PaintedBlack face plate with a dark blue daun painted body. Made in I..

€162.00

Atlas AC-LP Laptop Style Cajon

GR17104  Atlas Laptop Style CajonBlue coloured MDF body with a walnut ply top. Made in Indonesi..

€92.07

Atlas ADJ-1050 PVC Djembe 10inch. Tuneable

GR17121 Atlas PVC Djembe 10". TuneableA PVC shell with a Caribbean style sarong wrap. Fibreskyn head..

€173.66

Atlas ADJ-1260 PVC Djembe 12inch. Tuneable

GR17122 Atlas PVC Djembe 12". TuneableA PVC shell with a blue wash style sarong wrap. Fibreskyn head..

€208.62

Atlas ADJ-NEST Nesting PVC Drums 3 in 1 Pack

GR17126: Atlas Nesting PVC Drums 3 in 1 PackA Russian doll style stacking set of PVC drums. 8"/10"/1..

€301.86

Atlas AP-10K Foot Tambourine, 4 Jingle Pairs

GR19038: Atlas Foot Tambourine, 4 Jingle PairsAttaches the foot (or any limb) with an adjustable vel..

€19.80

Atlas AP-A330 10 Note Kalimba

GR18020: Atlas 10 Note KalimbaSolid mahogany body with sound hole and 2 "wah" holes at the back. Mad..

€58.26

Atlas AP-A335 17 Note Kalimba

GR18021: Atlas 17 Note KalimbaSolid mahogany body with sound hole and 2 'wah' holes at the back. Mad..

€69.92

Atlas AP-A335-E 17 Note Kalimba, Electro

GR18022: Atlas 17 Note Kalimba, ElectroComplete with an internal pick-up. Solid mahogany body with s..

€81.57

Atlas AP-E500 Singing Bowl, 5inch, Brass

GR18074: Atlas Singing Bowl, 5", BrassPlain brass singing bowl with stick and coloured cushion. (Sol..

€103.73

Atlas AP-E504 Singing Bowl, 4inch in Red

GR18080: Atlas Singing Bowl, 4" in RedDecorated in red made from brass. With stick and coloured cush..

€52.45

Atlas AP-E506 Singing Bowl, 6inch in Red

GR18081: Atlas Singing Bowl, 6" in RedDecorated in red made from brass. With stick and coloured cush..

€151.25

Atlas AP-E508 Singing Bowl, 6.5inch in Blue

GR18082: Atlas Singing Bowl, 6.5" in BlueDecorated in blue made from metal. With stick and coloured ..

€52.45

Atlas AP-E510 Singing Bowl, 8inch in Blue

GR18083: Atlas Singing Bowl, 8" in BlueDecorated in blue made from metal. With stick and coloured cu..

€68.76

Atlas AP-L718 8inch Metal Cowbell, Mountable

GR19104: Atlas 8" Metal Cowbell, MountableMountable metal cowbell with grey hammered matte finish. M..

€17.47

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