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    Essay On Drum Set

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    century to become what it is today. The drum set is an American instrument and through its development it has reflected the way America has developed. The drum set has become the most visible and widely used percussion instrument and a very important instrument in countless genres of music (Fidyk). In the late 1800’s, the most popular bands in the United States were American brass bands. During the Civil War every military unit had its own band and after the war the bands stayed together and continued to play together. The traditional parade style they played before was moved inside. Since most venues were smaller it was harder to fit as many instruments inside, so to make room drummers would experiment with trying to play the Snare Drum cymbals, and Bass Drum together. One drummer could accomplish the job that use…

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    Usually the percussion section is what is keeping that driving tempo. Unlike most sections of instruments the percussion section is the vastest section although most people only know the common instruments like: the snare drum, the bass drum, drum set, cymbals, xylophone. Even though there are many different types of common percussion, along with many uncommon ones around the world. There are many shapes, sizes, colors and sounds to percussion that makes it an amazing group of instruments.…

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    Cymbals: A Short Story

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    "I 'm so exhausted." I fit in the parade like marshallows in a mug of hot chocolate. Arsen 's next to me as the parade starts walking again. Purposefully, I clash the cymbals next to his ear and he flinches. When I attempt it again, he grabs one of them. I bat my eyelashes like an innocent angel. He shakes his head, clarifying he isn 't giving it back. "What am I supposed to do with one cymbal?!" I ask him. "Together?" He proposes. I grin and nod. We clap the cymbals together, one in…

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    get snare drum both years, the exhilaration was never there, and I came very close to not joining marching band. But against my will, I ended up auditioning for drumline in April and I got the cymbals. After many summer practices and two torturous weeks of band camp, the whole machine band thing didn't exactly pay off yet. I was just hoping that it would all be worth it in the end.…

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    Kick Drum Research Paper

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    however is most effective when skillfully paired with snare, cymbal and tom sounds. To create a forceful, dense and recognizable kick drum sound, a stationary object can be placed within the confines of the shell. A bag of sand or a large pillow will serve as sound dampener and manufacture a drum sound that vibrates the inner when it hits. A dampened kick drum provides more of a sharp and full punch. The electronics world has devised specific kick drum mics that should be positioned inside of…

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    favorite. Not only that, but I had found cymbals to be a true passion of mine, constantly giving me something to strive for. So when I hear that I was honored as section leader for the season, I was thrilled, ready to share my knowledge with the rest of my section. I was determined to make this season the best one possible. Although, I quickly realized that I had no idea how to do that. Most people know that cymbals are not an easy instrument to play and require a lot of time outside of school…

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    For one thing, he uses parallelism in “that was the inexhaustible charm that rose and fell in it, the jingle of it, the cymbals’ song of it” as he describes Daisy’s voice (120). Daisy’s voice is compared first to a simple charm, then to a light jingle, and finally to the crashing cymbal. With each description, the harshness and volume increases which accurately portrays Nick’s increasing disgust and realization that Daisy’s voice is full of money and his disgust at her greed and shallowness is…

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    Snare Drum

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    players they are the anchor for the band. So how has the drums turned from some pig skin on a circular piece of wood to a whole drum kit used to anchor a band. The first drums to be found have been from the ancient Chinese civilisations. They are also believed to be the first people to use this. This is proven by inscription on tortoise shells and animal bones. They are believed to have used it to worship deities and used for sacrificial reasons, farming and warfare. This was found to be dated…

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    Joy Ride: Music Analysis

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    The first song was called Joy Ride. It started of very strong with crashing cymbals and a loud drum. It was very powerful and had really good harmony all together. The second song was called Regrets and Resolutions. It started off very peaceful and quiet with flutes and clarinets. Then the horns and xylophone were added in. The flute soloist would play one song and the rest of the instruments were playing a different one, it actually sounded really cool. At one point it all the sudden got really…

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    Monty Python's Spamalot

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    The joke is that the cast “mishears” the narrator and thinks that he says the musical takes place in Finland and not England. Melody or a succession of single pitches recognized as a whole, in the “Fisch Schlapping Song” is very upbeat and boisterous. The range for the song is fairly static throughout the three choruses, and the lyrical and instrumental verses. Each section has conjunct melodic motion as well. Texture or a number of pitches or melodies sounding at the same time with reference to…

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