Updated: Oct 18, 2018
Beaters and drummers
Drummers mainly use sticks brushes or mallets
To play the drums and cymbals.
Sticks and mallets give the loudest sound, while brushes are quiet.
This cymbal is often played with a stick to produce a “riding” rhythm.
This cymbal as its name suggests, gives a resounding crash. When struck with a stick, and can be used to mark a dramatic climax in a piece of music. The crash cymbal is
suspended from an adjustable stand.
This large tom-tom gives a deep resonant note.
The drummer may use mallets to play the tom-toms or strike them with the palms of the hands.