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Percussion Instruments

Basic resources for finding information on and music for brass instruments

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Welcome to the Percussion Instruments Research Guide. This guide will help you find music for and resources about percussion instruments that are available in the Lucille Caudill Little Fine Arts Library and online.

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Percussion Instruments

State College of Kentucky Drum Corps 1918

The State College of Kentucky Drum Corps, University of Kentucky, General Photographic Prints Collection, [1918].  Accessed through UKExplore 17 Feb 2022

snare drum 19th century

Snare drum - Stroud District (Cowle) Museum, Europe - CC BY-NC-SA. Accessed 11 Oct 2021

UK Percussion Ensemble

"UK Percussion Ensemble," University of Kentucky, School of Music, [n.d.]. Accessed 17 Feb 2022

Three Views of a Military Drummer

Jean-Antoine Watteau, Three views of a military drummer, ca. 1713, red chalk on cream paper, 14.5 x 19.6 cm, Fogg Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. Accessed through RIdIM 11 Oct 2021

Cog rattle

Cog rattle, French, 15th or 16th century, wood, Metropolitan Museum of Art. Accessed 17 Feb 2022

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