The drum is a member of the percussion group of musical instruments.

Is technically classified as the membranophones. Drums consist of at least one membrane, called a drumhead or drum skin, that is stretched over a shell and struck, either directly with the player's hands, or with a drum stick, to produce sound. There is usually a "resonance head" on the underside of the drum, these are usually tuned to a slightly lower pitch than the top drumhead.

Instrument Detail

Musical group: Percussion

Tags: Percussion, drumhead, player hand, skin