Art of Percussion Accessory Playing
(Meredith Music Percussion). A unique text providing information on the background, selection and fundamental performance techniques for 17 accessory instruments including wood block, claves, antique cymbals. temple blocks, cabasa, castanets and more. It also provides skill development exercises that cover the essential techniques for each instrument and, includes a list of selected literature from the band and orchestra repertoire. Each musical exercise includes a description of the technique being taught as well as a clear, instructional diagram.
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