Drum Basics (Book/CD Set)
Thorough and easy-to-understand drum method from Germany's most versatile drummer: the basics, reading, rhythm, technique and rudiments. It teaches beginners the necessary fundamentals in order to play drums creatively and in a variety of differing styles. The text explores a wide variety of topics including: basic musical terms; odd meters; changing meters; reading exercises from whole notes via syncopation, half triplets to imperfect time; snap ups; bounce exercises; double stoke roll; applying the movem ...more
Product Number:
610163E
Format:
Book/CD Set
Skill Level:
Beginning
Pages:
168
Binding:
Flex Bound
Size:
8.25 x 11.75
ISBN:
3-9271-9066-7
UPC:
796279075565
ISBN13:
978-39271-9066-5
Publisher:
AMA Verlag
Date Published:
12/28/2000
Thorough and easy-to-understand drum method from Germany's most versatile drummer: the basics, reading, rhythm, technique and rudiments. It teaches beginners the necessary fundamentals in order to play drums creatively and in a variety of differing styles. The text explores a wide variety of topics including: basic musical terms; odd meters; changing meters; reading exercises from whole notes via syncopation, half triplets to imperfect time; snap ups; bounce exercises; double stoke roll; applying the movements; reverse finger technique; rudiments with different variations; rudiment solos and much more.

Preface

Basics

Meter or Pulse, Rhythm

The Measure/Bar

Note Values and Rests

Chart Illustrating the Value of Notes

System of Counting

Time and Microtime

Duple/Binary, Triple/Ternary

 

Reading and Rhythm Exercises

Whole, Half, Quarter Notes/Semibreves, Minims, Crotchets

Eighth Notes/Quavers

Sixteenth Notes/Semiquavers

Eighth Rests/Quaver Rests

Sixteenth Rests/Semiquaver Rests

Dotted Notes and Rests

Ties

Syncopation

Double Dotted Notes and Rests

Triplets

1. Eighth Triplets

2. Eighth Triplets with Eighth Rests

3. Sixteenth Triplets

Swing Eighth Notes

Cut Time/Split-Four Time or Alla Breve

Quarter Triplets

Half Triplets

Changing between different Note Values

Time Signatures

1. Perfect Time

2. Imperfect Time

Changing Meters

Irregular Rhythmic Groupings

Different Forms of Notation

Terms and Signs Indicating Dynamics

General Musical Terms and Signs

Shifting Accents

 

Technique

Traditional Grip

Matched Grip

How Physics sees these Correlations

Hand Position

Holding the Sticks

Stick Position

Practising

Sitting Position

Setting up the Drums

Playing Technique

Arm Movement

Snap Ups

Bounce

  • - Finger Bounce
  • - Wrist Bounce

Double Stroke Roll

Buzz Roll

Foot Technique

Snap Ups for Feet

Hi-Hat Movement

Applying the Movements

1. Maving around the Drumset

2. Hand and Bass Drum Combinations

 

Rudiments

Ruffs

  • - Three Stroke Ruff
  • - Four Stroke Ruff
  • - Five Stroke Ruff
  • - Seven Stroke Ruff
  • - Nine Stroke Ruff

Rolls

  • - Five Stroke Roll
  • - Seven Stroke Roll
  • - Nine Stroke Roll
  • - Thirteen Stroke Roll
  • - Lang Roll / Double Stroke Roll

Paradiddles

  • - Single Paradiddle
  • - Single Paradiddle (1st Variation)
  • - Single Paradiddle (2nd Variation)
  • - Single Paradiddle (3rd Variation)
  • - Summary of Single Paradiddles
  • - Paradiddle Exercise
  • - Single Paradiddle Applied to the Set
  • - Double Paradiddle
  • - Double Paradiddle (1st Variation)
  • - Double Paradiddle (2nd Variation)
  • - Triple Paradiddle
  • - Paradiddle-Diddle
  • - Paradiddle-Diddle-Variations

Flams

  • - Single Flam Paradiddle
  • - Double Flam Paradiddle
  • - Triple Flam Paradiddle
  • - Flam Tap
  • - Flam Accent
  • - Flamacue
  • - Swiss Triplet

Drags

  • - Half Drag
  • - Single Drag (1st Variation)
  • - Single Drag (2nd Variation)
  • - Full Drag
  • - Drag Paradiddle
  • - Double Drag
  • - Double Drag Paradiddle

Ratamacues

  • - Single Ratamacue
  • - Double Ratamacue
  • - Triple Ratamacue

 

 
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