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Drums!


Did you know that drums are the world’s oldest and most widely used musical instrument? A drum is a musical instrument that is struck with the hands or with a drum stick (a stick for hitting a drum). A collection of drums and cymbals is called a drum kit, or drum set. Drums are used to keep a steady beat in a song. They give music of many kinds a sense of feeling. For example, to make a song to be slow or fast, the drums play slower or faster.


Learn more about this timeless instrument in today’s All About Music!


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