Drum Glossary And Terms

The larger box in the same color purple is the “mind” to which they are related. The matched grip, during which the sticks are held in similar (however mirror picture) style.This Grip is used in practically all bands in this decade. Drummers in Bands similar to Animals as Leaders, TOOL and R.H.C.P all use this grip. Drum fills and other ornaments and variations which provide selection and add interest to the drum sound. Fills might include a sting at the end of a musical part or act as a drum showpiece.

The head of a talking drum, for instance, may be quickly tightened by squeezing the ropes that connect the top and bottom heads. Similarly, the tabla is tuned by hammering a disc held in place around the drum by ropes stretching from the top to bottom head. Orchestral timpani may be shortly tuned to precise pitches by using a … Read More