Percussion in Beijing Opera: Examples
This page provides some audio examples for the different percussion instruments used in Beijing Opera. (All the audio examples are uploaded on Freesound). A whole collection of percussion instrument samples is available here: http://compmusic.upf.edu/bo-perc-dataset
The four main percussion instrument classes used in Beijing Opera are:
The percussion pattern below contains all the instruments listed above
Bangu or the clapper-drum is the main percussion instrument in Beijing Opera.
Naobo is a collective name to two different sets of cymbals of different sizes
Daluo is a gong instrument.
Xiaoluo is a gong instrument.