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Drum kit is an English term. It was first created in the 1700s. In USA Drum set is popular. It is also called Trap set. A complete size drum set without any additional musical instruments instruments has a bass drum, floor tom, snare drum, tom-toms, hi-hat cymbals, a ride cymbal and a crash cymbal. Sonor, Ludwig, Pearl, Mapex, etc are leading brands. There are more renowned brands. Drum kits are presented in different ranges. Lower end is a kit for starters; the middle range is for the kits are better hardware’s and almost a complete kit with few deficiencies drum kit is available at a less price. They are for low end players. It is also available for middle level players. The top range is the expert range, which are either available in separate pieces or total Drum kit with Cymbals or according to your option. shell pack are available custom made. Drum kits are also obtainable in the Pearl Masterworks Range and Reference Series, the Mapex Orion Range, the Tama Starclassic BB, Starclassic Maple and the Omnitune assortment. You can buy all instruments separately. The professional ranges are the Cast Bronze Cymbals like the Meinl MB20, and Byzance, the Zildjian Z, A and K Customs, and the Paiste 2002 and Signature ranges.

Snare drum is important. All other instruments are placed around it. So deciding to select the right kind of snare will save time and money.  Many things are decided before buying. Thickness, depth, diameter are important.

However, some manufacturers such as Drum Workshop, Slingerland, and Tama Drums, use the opposite rule~convention~principle}, and consider the depth of the drum. Drum set has sizes. Some [new~other~additional} manufacturers such as  Premier Percussion Drum set , Pearl Drums set , Sonor Drum set , Mapex Drum set , and Yamaha Drum set the regular size for a 5 piece, are; 22″ x 18″ bass drum, 12″ x 9″ rack tom, 13″ x 10″ rack tom, 16″ x 16″ floor tom and a 14″ x 5.5″ snare drum. The DW Drum sets gives the drummer a costly kit with platinum series drums and you have a wide variety to choose and customize their drumkit..

Some famous drummers who played some of these above Drum kits are, Louie Bellson (1940) who played his double bass drum kit, Ringo (1964) of Beatles played with Ludwig kit and step by step the trend towards larger drum kit began thereafter. Rock music became famous in 1970. Many famous drummers were seen these days.. The bring into play of electronic Drums also came into way of life.




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