Percussion Instruments and Their History

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Bold Strummer, 1992 - Music - 513 pages
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your story helped me with my school work from lee

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page 79 very good, Chinese 2200b.c the bells and gongs

Contents

Metric Conversion Table and Staff Notation Chart page
27
ORIGINS OF PERCU SSION
33
THE DRUM
44
THE PRIMITIVE xYLoPHONE
71
PERCUssion INSTRUMENTS OF CHINA
89
Metallophones
113
Bibliography
120
MES OPOTAMIA AND EGYPT
152
Brush tremolo on cymbal
381
Flexatone
394
Puili Polynesia
396
I6 COMPOSERS USE OF MODERN PERCUssion
419
Chimes threenote clash
423
6I Bongos
426
THE AMERICAs
443
THE LATIN AMERICAN ORCHESTRA
450

GREECE AND ROME
177
ARABIA AND PERSIA
183
IO MEDIAEVAL AND RENAISSANCE EURO PE
191
NAKERS AND KETTLEDRUMS
223
I2 THE CLASSICAL ORCHESTRA
236
I3 THE ROMANTIC ORCHESTRA I
281
I4 THE ROMANTIC ORCHESTRA 2
317
I5 TECHNIQUES OF CONTEMPORARY PERCUSSION page
348
Method of holding side drum sticks page
371
Wire brush
374
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
INDICES
485
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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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