Ancient Percussion

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There are several instances of some sort of ancient instrument, consisting of metallic plates or rods, played by means of a hammer. Many have considered these to have been the original type of the modern instruments of percussion, where metal plates are vibrated by means of hammers or mallets.


W. S. B. Mathews, A Popular History of the Art of Music (Chicago: The "Music" Magazine Publishing Co., 1894) 47


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