bass drum
(bas druhm)


[Eng.]


  1. A Percussion instrument with a deep, low sound but indeterminate pitch that is played with a large soft-headed mallet; the largest orchestral drum.
  2. A pedal operated Percussion instrument with a deep, low sound but indeterminate pitch usually found as part of a drum kit played by a single player in a rock, jazz, or other popular style group.


bass drum

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SUGGESTED LISTENING EXAMPLES:

Verdi: Requiem, Dies Irae
W. W. Norton - 4-CD Musical Example Bank -- Disc 3, Track 28
Saint-Säens: Samson and Delilah, "Bacchanale" (conclusion)
W. W. Norton - 4-CD Musical Example Bank -- Disc 3, Track 11


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Bass Drum


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