A formal sub-classification of idiophones that are comprised of instruments that produce sound by stamping or striking a hard surface with an object to cause the surface to vibrate. These instruments (the vibrating surface) have no discernible pitch and are typically used for rhythmic interest. Stamped Idiophone instruments include:
- Stamping Pits
- Stamping Boards
See also idiophone; percussion instruments.
Also concussion idiophone; friction idiophone; percussion idiophone; plucked idiophone; scraped idiophone; shaken idiophone; rattle idiophone; stamped idiophone; stamping idiophone.
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