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  • Snare Drum

    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 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 back to 5500 BC.…

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  • Snare Drum Corps Application

    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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  • Drum Corps Passion

    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

    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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  • Funeral Blues Poem Analysis

    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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  • Experimental Improvisation With Kjell Nordeson And Peter Kuhn

    Jazz History Concert Report The date of the concert was October 5, 2016 and the title of the concert is “Experimental Improvisation with: Kjell Nordeson & Peter Kuhn”. The concert was performed in Mesa College Music building. Peter Kuhn had three instruments with him a bass clarinet, saxophone, and a Bb Clarinet. He used the bass clarinet and the saxophone during his first piece, and the clarinet on the second piece. Kjell Nordeson was on the drum but had a lot of instruments with him.…

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  • Steel Drum Music Analysis

    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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  • Taiko Drumming Case Study

    One of the main reasons why I chose this topic is that Japan is where my father is from but I was born in Korea so I was always curious on the type of music they would listen to especially in Canada. As a thesis statement I will argue that taiko drum performance scene has emerged in Toronto to sustain Japanese identity and to embrace their tradition of music culture. In the body of an essay, I will briefly examine the history of the music, techniques and the environments of the genre taiko.…

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  • Steve Reich's Music Analysis

    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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  • An Essay About Drumming

    You suddenly get the chills; you feel the adrenaline increasing drastically through your body. The beat of the base is going to the beat of your heart and you can feel it unite as one. To me, it is one of the best feelings in the world. Drumming is a lifestyle; it is an instrument that has nuance depending on the song. For example, you can play to the sweetest song, or you can go all out and play along to a rock song. A reason why people should love the drums is because you can fully express…

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