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A drum is a musical instrument in the percussion family, technically classified as a membranophone. Drums consist of at least one membrane, called a drum head or drum skin, that is stretched over a shell and struck, to create a rhythm.

The simple need to tap a rhythm is inherent in everyone, transposing this to a drum is something we would all like to do and many do.

Drumming can be found in all walks of life from a marching band, orchestras, folk bands, the Irish are particularly good for their application.

Drumming can be and is performed from a very early age in most people, using a tin can or a couple of sticks through purpose made drums of varying guises, to the lounge chair arm and stamping your feet.

With more sophisticated drum constructions there are schools to teach you how to play, but ability is down to the individual and the natural rhythm transmitted to the surface of the drum.

The shell almost invariably has a circular opening over which the drumhead is stretched, but the shape of the remainder of the shell varies widely. In the western musical tradition, the most usual shape is a cylinder, although timpani, for example, use bowl-shaped shells. Other shapes include a frame design (tar), truncated cones (bongo drums), and joined truncated cones (talking drum). Drums with cylindrical shells can be open at one end (as is the case with timbales), or can have two drum head

Dedication is hours upon hours of practice to derive a rhythm that makes one stand in awe of the musician. The entrapment of this sound holds most people still and quite usually followed by a rapturous applause when the artist has finished.

Expertise in this field gives you the potential to perform anywhere from classical to modern rap and folk music. Public displays and concerts are also a potential.

Closely Related Activities
Drumming is unique in that drumming is drumming and stands alone, but is used in all types of music from classical to modern and folk and can involve many things from a concert hall to a local pub.

Cost is dependant upon the individual and where he wants to play which can comprise a full drum kit as we understand drums generally to the more traditional Celtic drums of yesteryear, found primarily in folk groups and places such as Ireland with rich Gaelic traditions.

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