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    Snare Drum Review Essay

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    The sound of the snare drum made me scared in my mind I thought Please Mr. Zielenski don’t pick me to play the snare… I had known that I could not play the snare drum last year in sixth grade and I wouldn’t even touch one the sound of it was cool, but I could never just get the rhythm right. When I started band I started with a camp over the summer and I was pretty great at playing the quarter notes only. The weeks I tried hard at trying to play the snare, but I constantly did flams (using both sticks and hitting the snare) and I decided that day that I could not possibly play the snare drum. Then this year came around and I decided that it was time to make a change I had to play the snare for band I decided to start with a beginner book and keep going through what I could not play. I walked into the band room on the day we were getting our concert music Mr. Zielinski asked me to play the snare drum and I said, “Do I really have…

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    Snare Drum

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    The Drums The drummer and the drums are the very backbone of many bands and orchestras. If the drummer is weak and offbeat, most of the time the band will become astray. Since the drums and the drummer give the backbone for the other 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…

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    Colonial Williamsburg attracts tourists through many means. However, our Fife and Drum Corps remains by far the most iconic entertainment heard or seen by the guests. In our red coats, shrill fifes wailing and snare drums booming, we compel our listeners to fall in step behind us and inspire new generations with a love of history. But nobody knows the individual members making up the Corps. If you ask us, I think we prefer it that way. When I, personally, march down The Duke of Gloucester…

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    At the student honor recital there was many great performances. The works I am going to talk about are Denneriana and American Suite for Unaccompanied Snare Drum. Different instruments including the piano, clarinet, and snare drum were used in the performance of all these works. The first piece of work I am going to review is Denneriana. A man named Andre Block composed Denneriana in 1960. Callan Backstrom played the clarinet and Rob Shepherd played the Piano in this piece. In this piece it…

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    Drum Corps Passion

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    Drum Corps is my passion, something that I love to do, and it has changed my life. Drum corps is a less known sport/art, that has evolved and grown in the past 44 years. It has affected me differently depending on when it was. My views on some things changed since I was actively there, but I would not want to lose that time for anything. Drum corps is an activity that I feel very strongly about, as well as the group of people that form the community, joining and doing it has been one of the best…

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    Kick Drum Research Paper

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    To fully realize the creation of a tune, drums are normally implemented. With the introduction of electronic drumming and drum machine systems, acoustic drums are no longer present in much of mainstream music yet the drum kit will always be a mainstay of music and music recording. To garner clear and full drum audio, it requires a process that takes into account the room in which the drum instrument is being played. After the tuning of the drum instrument is complete, multiple microphones and…

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    Eight marching drums menacingly stand surrounded by the dim light of flickering fluorescent bulbs dangling above. The new recruits enter the room and slowly walk to their respective drum—their new homes for the next hours. All members stand with wide eyes and unstable posture. They nervously wait for the tech’s commands. The room encompassed in a seemingly endless silence. The tech sounded off and the new drumline members stepped off in perfect time and began the never ending, never moving…

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    continue living a life without his wife. The poet begins his poem and states, “Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone”, which is an immediate sign that he is frustrated. He orders the clocks to stop and the telephones to be cut off which points out that he wants to be alone and separated from the rest of the world. The poet is overemphasizing how sad and hopeless he is without his loved one. The poet wants everything to stop so that they too can mourn his wife’s death. The poet’s strong…

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    Jones’s book, ‘Studies in African Music’ in the late of 1960. Since he had studied rudimentary drumming when he was 14 years and had been fascinated by jazz music and percussion in his youth, his enthusiasm for African music that was concealed in his mind, had increasingly grown up through listening to recordings and corresponding with A. Jones. In February of 1970, Steve applied western rudimental drumming pattern, what is called ‘Paradiddle’, into his composition. This fundamental drumming…

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    Steel Drum Music Analysis

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    Steel drum music has the ability to move an audience like no other type of music. From the first note, the songs exude a happiness from within each pannist. Even with the slower pieces, you can close your eyes and imagine yourself in a tropical surrounding. The AISD concert, conducted by CJ Menge, which took place April 14, 2012 certainly did not disappoint. The concert was performed in Austin, Texas and featured steel drum bands from seven middle and high schools in the area. The first piece,…

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