Percussion Instruments and Their History

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Bold Strummer, 1992 - Music - 513 pages
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page 79 very good, Chinese 2200b.c the bells and gongs

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Contents

FOREWORD BY BENJAMIN BRITTEN
27
ORIGINS OF PERCUSSION
33
THE DRUM
44
THE PRIMITIVE XYLOPHONE
71
PERCUSSION INSTRUMENTS OF CHINA
89
Metallophones
101
Cymbals
107
Wood Drums
115
Wire brush
374
Brush tremolo on cymbal
381
Flexatone
394
Puili Polynesia
396
COMPOSERS USE OF MODERN PERCUSSION
412
Chimes threenote clash
423
THE AMERICAS
443
THE LATIN AMERICAN ORCHESTRA
450

JAPAN
122
MESOPOTAMIA AND EGYPT
151
GREECE AND ROME
177
ARABIA AND PERSIA
183
NAKERS AND KETTLEDRUMS
223
THE CLASSICAL ORCHESTRA
236
THE ROMANTIC ORCHESTRA I
281
THE ROMANTIC ORCHESTRA 2
317
TECHNIQUES OF CONTEMPORARY PERCUSSION page
348
Method of holding side drum sticks page
371
Maraca gourd
451
Timbales
452
Steel drum
456
CHANGING STYLES IN LIGHT MUSIC
458
USE OF PERCUSSION IN EDUCATION
466
Foot pedal for bass drum and cymbal
474
Marimbaphone barshaped for bow
477
RECITAL LITERATURE
479
Copyright

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About the author (1992)

James Blades and Johnny Dean are both professional drummers who have been playing and teaching for many years. They live in England.

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