The Essence of Brazilian Percussion and Drum Set: With Rhythm Section Parts ; Rhythms, Songstyles, Techniques, Applications

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Alfred Music Publishing, Apr 1, 1994 - Music - 144 pages
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A study of the language of Brazilian rhythms and song styles. Part I deals exclusively with Brazilian percussion instruments, with a description of each instrument and its rhythms, song styles, techniques, and applications. Part II addresses the drum set. Each rhythm is presented separately with background information, musical examples, and exercises.
 

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Contents

How to Learn and Practice this Material
13
The Percussion Instruments
21
The Rhythm Section
65
Summary
72
Brazilian Drum Set
73
Samba
88
ChoroChorinho
124
Maracatu
136
Glossary
142
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