The Complete Percussionist




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Published on Feb 8, 2012

"The Complete Percussionist includes a diverse set of topics for the percussionist including pitched and non-pitched instruments. From rudimentary snare playing to auxiliary percussion techniques, percussionists will find this instructional video useful. Timpani technique is also covered in this exceptional volume of the instructional video series.

0:23 -- Keyboard Percussion --
0:57 Marimba
9:44 Xylophone
13:47 Chimes
16:05 Vibraphone
19:57 Bells

24:32 -- Timpani --
26:22 Set-up
27:39 Body Position
28:52 Grips
30:59 Mallet Position
31:50 Mallet Types
32:54 Stroke
34:39 Dynamics
35:30 Rolls
41:37 Tuning
44:29 Intonation
44:57 Interval Recognition
45:27 Pitch Adjustment
46:55 Pedaling
48:57 Sticking (Crossing)
50:07 Sticking (Shifting)
51:45 Sticking (Doubling)
53:19 Dampening
55:08 Muffling
56:25 Mallet Selection

59:36 -- Snare Drum --
1:02:03 Grip
1:05:24 Wrist Stroke
1:09:13 Accents
1:13:55 Rolls
1:24:03 Flams
1:26:41 Ruffs
1:28:33 Four Stroke Ruff

1:34:20 -- Accessories --
1:37:02 Triangle
1:47:57 Tambourine
2:02:51 Bass Drum
2:08:08 Crash Cymbals
2:12:48 Suspended Cymbal
2:16:22 Bass Drum Cymbal Attachment

The United States Army Field Band is the premier touring musical representative for the United States Army. Its four main components, the Concert Band, Soldiers' Chorus, Jazz Ambassadors, and The Volunteers, travel thousands of miles each year presenting a variety of music to audiences throughout the nation and around the world. Public concerts, school assemblies, clinics, festivals, and radio and television appearances are all part of the Army Field Band's schedule.

This educational clinic series is designed to share knowledge with America's young musicians and to aid teachers by focusing on specific musical areas. New educational materials are added to our collection each year.


For more information, visit our website or contact:
Educational Activities Coordinator
The United States Army Field Band
4214 Field Band Drive
STE 5330
Fort Meade, Maryland 20755-7055

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