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.

Atlas 10inch Hand Drum, Pre-Tuned

GR19151: Atlas 10inch Hand Drum, Pre-TunedPre-tuned drum with 10inch sheep skin head. Made in ChinaP..

€19.80

Atlas 10inch Pro Tambourine, Double

GR19121: Atlas 10inch Pro Tambourine, Double10inch natural skin head with a double row of dry jingle..

€33.79

Atlas 10inch Pro Tambourine, Headless

GR19122: Atlas 10inch Pro Tambourine, HeadlessSingle row of bright jingles on a brown finished woode..

€23.30

Atlas 10inch Pro Tambourine, Headless

GR19123: Atlas 10inch Pro Tambourine, HeadlessDouble row of bright jingles on a brown finished woode..

€30.29

Atlas 10inch Pro Tambourine, Single

GR19120: Atlas 10inch Pro Tambourine, Single10inch natural skin head with a single row of dry jingle..

€30.29

Atlas 12inch Hand Drum, Pre-Tuned

GR19152: Atlas 12inch Hand Drum, Pre-TunedPre-tuned drum with 12inch sheep skin head. Made in ChinaP..

€32.62

Atlas 14inch Hand Drum, Pre-Tuned

GR19153: Atlas 14inch Hand Drum, Pre-TunedPre-tuned drum with 14inch sheep skin head. Made in ChinaM..

€45.44

Atlas 5A Black Drum Sticks, Wood Tip

GR15094K: Atlas 5A Black Drum Sticks, Wood Tip43mm long, 15mm thick, average weight 40g. 1 Pair. Mad..

€4.66

Atlas 5A Red Drum Sticks, Wood Tip

GR15094R: Atlas 5A Red Drum Sticks, Wood Tip43mm long, 15mm thick, average weight 40g. 1 Pair. Made ..

€4.66

Atlas 5B Maple Drum Sticks, Wood Tip

GR15091: Atlas 5B Maple Drum Sticks, Wood Tip43mm long, 16mm thick and average weight 54g. 1 pair. M..

€4.66

Atlas 6inch Metal Cowbell, Handheld

GR19106: Atlas 6inch Metal Cowbell, HandheldHandheld cowbell in polished colour. Made in ChinaProduc..

€19.80

Atlas 6inch Metal Cowbell, Mountable

GR19103: Atlas 6inch Metal Cowbell, MountableMountable metal cowbell with grey hammered matte finish..

€15.14

Atlas 7cm Finger Cymbals, Pair

GR19180: Atlas 7cm Finger Cymbals, PairA pair of lightweight brass cymbals. Made in ChinaProduct Fea..

€10.37

Atlas 8inch Tabor Drum, Handheld

GR17041: Atlas 8inch Tabor Drum, HandheldHoop Rope Tensioned. 4 1/2" deep. Coloured Red and Blue. Ma..

€29.14

Atlas ADS-936 5A Maple Drum Sticks, Wood Tip

GR15090: Atlas 5A Maple Drum Sticks, Wood Tip43mm long, 15mm thick and average weight 41g. 1 pair. M..

€4.66

Atlas AP-B080 8inch Tabor Drum. Tuneable

GR17026: Atlas AP-B080 8inch Tabor Drum. Tuneable8" Deep with wooden hoops and rope tensioned. Made ..

€58.26

Atlas AP-N320 Large Frame Drum, 45cm

GR17035: Atlas AP-N320 Large Frame Drum, 45cm45cm. Round wooden frame, rope tensioned skin. With bea..

€86.25

Atlas AW-E70F Morchang in F

GR18170F: Atlas AW-E70F Morchang in FIndian style Jaws harp. Made in IndiaTraditional morchangIndian..

€18.64

Atlas AW-E70G Morchang in G

GR18170G: Atlas AW-E70G Morchang in GIndian style Jaws harp. Made in IndiaProduct FeaturesTraditiona..

€18.64

Atlas Calabash, Cane Shaker

GR19057: Atlas Calabash, Cane ShakerSmall straw shaker with a unique design. Made in ChileProduct Fe..

€13.40

Atlas Flexatone

GR19013: Atlas FlexatoneFlex the metal sheet for different pitches! 29cm long. Made in IndiaProduct ..

€15.14

Atlas KGR229 Grello

GR19834: Atlas KGR229 GrelloThe Grello is a finger-bell with one tone. Made in GhanaProduct Features..

€22.14

Atlas Metal Guiro, 41cm Long

GR19111: Atlas Metal Guiro, 41cm Long41cm long and 9cm wide with an 8 prong scaper. Made in ChinaMor..

€40.78

Atlas Metal Shaker, 27cm long

GR19137: Atlas Metal Shaker, 27cm longBrushed Silver coloured cylindrical hand shaker. Made in China..

€10.48

Atlas Military Style Side Drum, 14inch

GR17042: Atlas Military Style Side Drum, 14inch14" head, 16" deep, rope tensioned with gut snare, co..

€220.28

Atlas Mulberry Wood Bones, Pair

GR19006: Atlas Mulberry Wood Bones, PairThick, shaped bones with a good loud sound. Fairly thick, sh..

€13.97

Atlas Small Plastic Tone Block, Blue

GR19108: Atlas Small Plastic Tone Block, BlueHigh pitch blue mountable tone block. Made in ChinMore ..

€12.81

Atlas Telescopic Wire Drum Brushes

GR17098: Atlas Telescopic Wire Drum BrushesA pair of black rubber handle, extendable 12cm long brush..

€23.30

Contemporanea ACS-916 14inch Super Nylon Surdo Head

GR10633: Contemporanea ACS-916 14inch Super Nylon Surdo HeadNylon Head fibre feel underside.30 plus ..

€25.63

Contemporanea BE160P Berimbau Large 160cm, Natural

GR17202: Contemporanea BE160P Berimbau Large 160cm, NaturalIncludes Bow, Gourd, Beater and washer. M..

€96.15

Glenluce Blackwood Bod Beater, Straight

GR16098E: Glenluce Blackwood Bod Beater, StraightStraight 23cm long bodhran tipper around 14mm thick..

€22.22

Glenluce Cocuswood Bod Beater, Straight

GR16095E: Glenluce Cocuswood Bod Beater, StraightStraight 23cm long bodhran tipper with central dip,..

€7.58

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