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 axatse barrel-shaped drum basket shakers bass tone bell bongos C. A. Qrosso calfskin head Caxixi clave conga and tumba conga drums conga Third conga trio cowbell dead stroke double-bell downbeat drumhead ensemble members enters on measure filler tone gankogui Grosso guiro hand drumming ensemble improvisation Instrument Doubling J J J J J J John Bergamo log drums mallet marimba matched grip minor third muffled slap muffled tones notes Minimum Number Number of Players OOOO open stroke open tone pattern percussion instruments perfect fourth performance notes Minimum pitch Playing position produce quinto Second R L R L R L rehearsal rhifthm Rhythm Chants RLRL RLRLRL slap stroke slap tone snare drum soloist solos sound staff are played stick stroke types strong hand Surdo plays tamborim tambourine thumb timbales tions toke triangle tube shaker tuned vocalize warm-up weak hand wood agogo