A Snare Drum Primer (eBook)
93402EB
The correct start, or beginning in playing a musical instrument is the most important factor in the beginner's music career. Without a correct start, the student is doomed to disappointment, frustration and failure.

Mel Bay presents A Snare Drum Primer as a scholastically-proven approach featuring a CORRECT START with basic, simple, easy-to-understand, progressive lessons. Works especially well with the younger student. Ideal as an introduction to any basic method.
Product Number:
93402EB
Format:
eBook
Skill Level:
Beginning
Pages:
24
Binding:
eBook
ISBN:
1-6097-4730-5
ISBN13:
978-16097-4730-5
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
10/7/2010
The correct start, or beginning in playing a musical instrument is the most important factor in the beginner's music career. Without a correct start, the student is doomed to disappointment, frustration and failure.

Mel Bay presents A Snare Drum Primer as a scholastically-proven approach featuring a CORRECT START with basic, simple, easy-to-understand, progressive lessons. Works especially well with the younger student. Ideal as an introduction to any basic method.
Preface

Lesson 1
Getting Acquainted with your Equipment
A Choice for Holding your Drum Sticks (1) Matched Grip or (2) Traditional Grip
Drum Stick Models and the Balance Point
Striking and Tuning the Snare Drum
Daily Playing Exercises No. 1

Lesson 2
Alternating the Right and Left Hand
Exercise No. 2
Lesson 3
Learning about quarter notes, bars and rests
Exercise No. 3

Lesson 4
Explanation of the Bounce Stroke
Exercise No. 4

Lesson 5
Time Signatures
Exercise No. 5
Exercise No. 6 Changing Times
Exercise No. 7 Bouncing Time

Lesson 6
Whole, Half Notes and ties
Exercise No. 8
Exercise No. 9 Duets
Exercise No. 10 Bounces with half and quarter notes

Half Way Quiz

Lesson 7
Exercise No. 11 Play Some - Rest Some
Exercise No. 12 Rest Together Duet
Exercise No. 13 Bounce and Rest
Exercise No. 14 "Magic 16" with Bounces

Lesson 8
Introducing 8th Notes
Exercise No. 15 "Magic 16" with 8th Notes
Introducing 8th Rests
Exercise No. 16 "Magic 16" with 8th Rests

Lesson 9
Bounce the 8ths - Percussion Cleff
Exercise No. 17 Bounce in 4
Exercise No. 18 Bounce in 3
Exercise No. 19 Bounce in 2

Lesson 10
6/8 Time
Exercise No. 20 Using 6/8 Time

Lesson 11
Repeats and Endings
Exercise No. 21 1st and 2nd Ending
Exercise No. 22

Lesson 12
Final Playing Test

Teacher Evaluation - Certificate of Completion
 
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