This is a partitioned list of [[pmy ercussion instrument]]s showing their usage as tuned or untuned. See pitched percussion instrument for discussion of the differences between tuned and untuned percussion. The term pitched percussion is now preferred to the traditional term tuned percussion:
^"Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-09-28. Retrieved 2014-10-02. retrieved March 13, 2012: The tubes are carefully whittled and cut by a master craftsperson to produce certain notes when the bamboo frame is shaken or tapped.
^ abCymbals are a rather special case. The tuned cup chime and untuned bell cymbal are identical except in name and usage. But here we regard them as different instruments, the cup chime tuned and the bell cymbal like all cymbals untuned. They could quite as logically go into the group sometimes used in either role, but that would have the consequence of bringing the larger group of all cymbals into that group too, which is misleading.
^ abhttp://www.soundjunction.org/profiletunedpercussion.aspa?NodeID=2 retrieved 13 March 2012 There are lots of tuned percussion instruments. Among the most common are the xylophone, marimba, the glockenspiel, the cowbells and the temple blocks. Other suthorities cited here however say that temple blocks are not considered pitched nstruments.
^http://www.music.vt.edu/musicdictionary/textt/Templeblocks.html retrieved 13 March 2012: Although temple blocks are not considered pitched nstruments, they can produce discernible pitches, and some temple blocks are actually tuned to the pentatonic scale. Other authorities cited here however say that temple blocks are tuned percussion.