What do you mean by percussion and non percussion instrument?
percussion in no strings and non percussion is with strings
A percussion instrument is an instrument that requires the player to hit it rather then say blow into it for example. An example of a percussion instrument would be a drum or a xylophone or the cymbals or a gong. An example of a non percussion instrument would be a trumpet or a violin or a trombone or a cello.
What is the difference between a pitched percussion instrument and a non-pitched percussion instrument?
Non-pitched percussion instruments are used for a few reasons, providing a beat and a cool backbone to the song. Pitched percussion instruments are usually used for harmony or the melody of a song, they don't have that backbeat that a snare or a bass has, and a snare and a bass don't have the melody to the song, such as a Marimba would.
There are many instruments which can be played in a percussive manner but are not classified as a percussion instrument. Just because an instrument is not classified as a percussion instrument does not mean it can not be played in a percussive manner. The banjo for example is an instrument that could well be classified as a percussion instrument but is not. The reason the banjo is not considered a percussive instrument is because the…
A percussion instrument is any medium that makes a noise when beaten upon. As such everything can be regarded as a percussion instrument. Most probably in the prehistory the first percussion instrument was two rocks being beaten together, thus making a noise and a rhythm. The first "real" percussion instrument would be a drums as this is easy to do, extending a pig skin onto a hollow cylinder. So first percussion: Stones First "real" percussion…