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Idiophones > Struck idiophones > Idiophones struck directly

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Idiophones struck directly  


  • The player himself executes the movement of striking; whether by mechanical intermediate devices, beaters, keyboards, or by pulling ropes, etc., is immaterial; it is definitive that the player can apply clearly defined individual strokes and that the instrument itself is equipped for this kind of percussion.

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  • HS-111

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