Percussion instrument gong is a traditional Chinese percussion instrument. Gong occupies a very important position in Chinese ethnic bands and has a wide application. Use and are indispensable instruments for celebration rally, dragon boat race, lion dance, harvest celebration and labor competition.
Chinese percussion instruments are divided into metal, bamboo and other three types according to the different materials. Gongs are metal percussion instruments. The gong is smelted from copper. Its structure is relatively simple. The gong body has a circular arc surface, and the periphery is fixed by the frame of the gong body. And pronunciation. The earliest uses of gongs were ethnic minorities living in the southwest.
Around the second century BC, with the increasing cultural exchanges among various ethnic groups, the gongs gradually spread to the interior. At that time, the gongs were widely used in wars. Ancient military leaders often used the gongs to direct military operations. "Gold" in the ancient military term "Mingjin's Recall" is another name for the ancient causeway.
For a long time, due to the different application areas and occasions, more than 30 types of gongs of various types have been formed, of which two are commonly used, big gongs and small gongs. The big gong is one of the larger gongs, with a diameter ranging from 30 cm to 100 cm. It is characterized by magnificent pronunciation, deep and strong sound, soft tone, and long aftertaste; in large bands, the gong often plays the role of rendering the atmosphere and enhancing the rhythm, while in the theater it is used to enhance the atmosphere and highlight the character of the character, etc. . Xiao Gong is divided into three types: treble, alto and bass. The diameter is between 21 and 22.5 cm. Xiao gong is a widely used accompaniment instrument. It is especially used in local operas such as Chinese drama Peking Opera, Ping Ju, Xunzi Opera, Huagu Opera, and Opera, drama, percussion band and folk dance are widely used.
Percussion music has been from ancient times to today. Whether it is a social and cultural phenomenon or a music category, it has always been accompanied by the continuous multiplication, inheritance and development of the lives and thoughts of the Chinese ethnic groups, and has become a popular musical instrument. The variety of art is deeply rooted in the fertile soil of folk music, and children's percussion instrument manufacturers have always exerted its irreplaceable social spiritual effect.