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Abbreviations/music lexiconAbbreviations/music lexicon
Abbreviation Perc
Catalan (ca) instrument de percussió
German (de) Schlaginstrument
English (en) percussion instrument
Spanish (es) instrumento de percussión
Finnish (fi) lyömäsoitin
French (fr) instrument de percussion
Hungarian (hu) ütõhangszer
Italian (it) strumento a percussione
Dutch (nl) slaginstrument
Norwegian (no) slagverkinstrument
Portuguese (pt) instrumento de percussão
Swedish (sv) slagverk
Definition/synonyms A percussion instrument is any object which produces a sound when hit with an implement, shaken, rubbed, scraped, or by any other action which sets the object into vibration. The term usually applies to an object used in a rhythmic context or with musical intent.
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