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Bass drum

Definition and background:

A Percussion instrument with a deep, low sound but indeterminate pitch that is played with a large soft-headed mallet; the largest orchestral drum.A pedal operated Percussion instrument with a deep, low sound but indeterminate pitch usually found as part of a drum kit played by a single player in a srock, jazz, or other popular style group.

For more information on the music term "Bass drum" check out these other resources:

Wikipedia - Glossary of Musical Terminology

Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary

ORB -- Medieval Music Glossary
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