Drums In Worship

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

Every style of music embodies certain rhythmic features, many of which can be clarified, enhanced, or emphasized by percussion instruments. This article outlines the historical use of percussion instruments and discusses their function in the praise-and-worship tradition.

The Vital Role of Percussion in Worship

One of the three major components of music is rhythm (the other two being melody and harmony). Rhythm is the organization of music notational values into a pulsated time continuum....


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