Tuned percussion


A common sub-classification of percussion instruments that is comprised of instruments that are typically used to perform melodic or harmonic sections of a composition. All of these instruments are tuned (able to produce a specific pitch) and notated with normal music notation. Tuned percussion instruments include: Antique Cymbals, Bell Lyre, Celeste, Chimes, Crotales, Glockenspiel, Marimba, Orchestra Bells, Steel Drums, Timpani, Vibraphone, Xylophone.