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Tkinter GUI Application Development Blueprints - Second Edition by Bhaskar Chaudhary

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Loading drum samples

Our main objective is to play sound files in the order of a beat pattern decided by the user. To do this, we need to add sound files to the drum machine.

Our program does not have any preloaded drum files. Instead, we want to let the user select from a wide variety of drum files.

Thus, besides the normal drum, you can play a Japanese tsuzumi, an Indian tabla, Latin American bongo drums, or just about any other sound that you want to add to your rhythm. All you need is a small .wav or .ogg file containing that sound's sample. 

The drum sample is to be loaded on the left bar, as shown in the following screenshot:

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