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Sheet Music
Voicing/Format Drum Set
Publisher Alfred Publishing Co Inc
Series Drum Atlas

Price: $16.95

Catalog #30315

Unavailable for Digital Delivery

The music of India is a rich source of rhythmic theory and tradition that rema ins largely untapped by modern drummers. Drum Atlas: India explains how the tr aditional rhythms of instruments such as the tabla, mridangam, and dhol can be adapted to the modern drumset. You?ll start by learning the bol, or spoken sy llables that Indian percussionists have used for centuries to communicate drum patterns. Then, you?ll learn the theory behind tal, rhythmic cycles of variou s numbers of beats. Indian rhythms are often composed of familiar patterns wit h 3, 4, 6, 8, or 16 beats, but sometimes delve into patterns of 5 or 7 beats t hat may seem unusual to a Western drummer. Mastering this knowledge will impro ve your soloing, linear phrasing, and subdividing skills. You?ll also learn ho w you can incorporat

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