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It's a kettledrum, aka timpanum.The handles are for changing the tension on the head, which changes the pitch of the drum. There is also a pedal which can be operated by foot, to go from one tuned pitch to another. Valves are what they're not - there's no gas or liquid passing, only tension produced by a screwing motion.


Timpani, and those handles change the tuning.


I also play bansuri/ Indian flute, there are many factors to buying flute like its scale and its range and also number of holes in the flute. I personally use a flute with 8 holes and a scale of 5 which are terms that are used in carnatic music to represent scales. i would advise you to watch a youtube video on this but from experience there are not much ...


Yes, in keyboards that provide some form of accompaniment, the "ending" is a pattern that ends all musical parts in a certain duration (usually predefined by the current "style"). Depending on the keyboard, the "ending" could begin as soon as the button is pressed (by immediately changing the pattern) or at the next bar. If the ...


In addition to the other answers, it's worth addressing the issue of why different hands play the middle C. After all, it would be straightforward to play all middle Cs with the right hand, reserving the left hand for only the B. The reason for the switch is related to musical phrasing. The E-D-C and C-B-C each can be treated as a single gesture. The E-D-C &...

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