Planet drum: a celebration of percussion and rhythm

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HarperSanFrancisco, 1991 - Music - 223 pages
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Mickey Hart's dazzling companion to his bestselling Drumming at the Edge of Magic is a captivating chronicle of our global fascination with drums and the primal rhythms and spells of percussion, dramatically illustrated with 350 photographs and illustrations, 200 in full color.ra tour.

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Planet Drum: A Celebration of Percussion and Rhythm by Mickey Hart (Acid Test Productions)(780.9+/-) provides a Grateful Dead drummer's perspective on the societal interest in drumming and rhythm as ... Read full review

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I read this because of my liking of the Grateful Dead. It, however, was a very interesting read. My interest in music spread in part due to this book. Read full review



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About the author (1991)

Mickey Hart is a percussionist and drummer who played with the Grateful Dead for 30 years. He lives in Sonoma County, CA.

About the Authors:
Musicologist and flutist Leta Miller has published articles, books, and critical editions of Renaissance, Baroque, and contemporary music and has been featured on thirteen solo recordings, including three CDs of music by Lou Harrison. Composer and ethnomusiclogist Fredric Lieberman has published
compositions, articles, books, films, and recordings dealing with Chinese, Indian, and other Asian musics and on American popular music. Both authors are Professors of Music at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

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