Sound Samples

Thousands of free, downloadable sound samples specially recorded by Philharmonia Orchestra players. These samples are suitable for creating any kind of music, no matter what style.

Bass Drum

Download all percussion samples (.zip)

PitchLengthDynamicArticulationDownload
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0.25ForteBass drum malletdownload
0.25Mezzo forteBass drum malletdownload
0.25Mezzo forteRutedownload
0.5Mezzo forteRutedownload
1.5Mezzo pianoRhythmdownload
1.5PianissimoRhythmdownload
1FortissimoStruck singlydownload
1Mezzo forteBass drum malletdownload
1Mezzo forteFlamdownload
1Mezzo pianoFlamdownload
1Mezzo pianoStruck singlydownload
1PianissimoStruck singlydownload
LongCrescendoBass drum malletdownload
PhraseForteRutedownload
PhraseMezzo forteRutedownload
PhraseMezzo forteSticksdownload
PhraseMezzo pianoRhythmdownload
PhraseMezzo pianoRutedownload

License: You are free to use these samples as you wish, including releasing them as part of a commercial work. The only restriction is they must not be sold or made available 'as is' (i.e. as samples or as a sampler instrument).

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