Hand Drumming Essentials: The Instruments, Techniques, and Compositions for Ensemble Performance
Hand Drumming Essentials is unlike any book you've seen! This innovative new approach provides all the information you need to begin and maintain your own hand drumming ensemble. The book includes an introduction to hand drumming; instruments of the hand drumming ensemble (including conga, bongos and timbales, and exotic world percussion instruments such as agogo, axatse, caxixi and toke); performance techniques; rehearsal techniques; the development of hand drumming technique; and compositions for performance.
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Accessory Percussion 18
Rehearsal Techniques 24
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5ome 5urdo accessory percussion accompanying compositions arm movement axatse barrel-shaped drum basket shakers bass tone beat beater bongos C. A. Grosso clave conga and tumba conga drums conga trio cowbell D=Damp tone dead stroke double-bell downbeat drumhead ensemble members enters on measure filler tone gankogui gourd grip guiro hand drumming ensemble hand f=finger tone improvisation individual or section instru Instrument Doubling John Bergamo log drums mallet marimba matched grip ment minor third muffled tones Notes written open slaps open stroke open tone paila percussion instruments perfect fourth Performance notes pitch Playing position produce Rehearsal Goals Rhythm Chants row of letters slap tone solos staff are played strike the head stroke types strong hand surdo tamborim tambourine techniques thumb timbales timbre tions toke tone L=Left hand tone production exercises tone R=Right hand traditional triangle tube shaker tuned vocalize weak hand wood agogo wrist movement