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Poster Re:Being Indecisive [Re:HuskerFan]
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No. 24 Posted on Jan 28, 2013 2:30 PM Profile | PM | Email | Quote | Search | Copy | Favorite
HuskerFan wrote:
... to get a softer sound, more like a concert bass drum.


Joshua, I apologise. I haven't been too forthcoming with my replies.

I should have said that it is always a compromise where there is only one percussionist in a British brass band because they play many different styles of music.

I should also have mentioned that, for portability and economy of space, in both our very cramped venues as far as stage space goes, as well as in my small car, I gig with an 18" bass drum. This does limit the scope for imitating a concert bass drum over and above the limitations of playing with pedals. Despite the small diameter, it is, however still possible to strike then immediately release to get a resonant note, or alternatively to strike and momentarily hold the beater on the head. This applies both to individual strokes and to rolls.

I am working on more or less corresponding techniques with the hi-hat. As you may know, imitating clash cymbals is not too difficult when it is a simple case of clash-and-let-ring. Clash and damp is a whole lot harder, but it can be done, as I've been able to do, but only in fits and starts so far.




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2070 Re:Being Indecisive Dave 365 Jan 25, 2013 10:27 AM
2069 Re:Being Indecisive Singlestroker 523 Jan 25, 2013 12:51 PM
2080 Re:Being Indecisive HuskerFan 574 Jan 25, 2013 2:15 PM
2023 Re:Being Indecisive Singlestroker 575 Jan 26, 2013 12:37 PM
1970 Re:Being Indecisive HuskerFan 751 Jan 26, 2013 10:19 PM
1942 Re:Being Indecisive Singlestroker 721 Jan 28, 2013 1:42 AM
2016 Re:Being Indecisive Singlestroker 1197 Jan 28, 2013 2:30 PM
2037 Re:Being Indecisive StillKicken 480 Jan 26, 2013 11:44 AM
2054 Re:Being Indecisive Kaleidoscope 233 Jan 25, 2013 1:34 PM
1731 Re:Being Indecisive knightcrawler 183 Feb 6, 2013 12:02 PM
1896 Re:Being Indecisive pgdrums 1406 Feb 8, 2013 7:28 AM
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2173 Re:Being Indecisive StillKicken 767 Jan 21, 2013 8:45 AM
2177 Re:Being Indecisive paul 99 Jan 21, 2013 9:57 AM
2150 Re:Being Indecisive Singlestroker 655 Jan 21, 2013 2:50 PM
2148 Re:Being Indecisive OldFart 1297 Jan 22, 2013 10:03 AM
2069 Re:Being Indecisive knightcrawler 670 Jan 25, 2013 8:54 AM
2065 Re:Being Indecisive Pearl57 857 Jan 25, 2013 10:33 AM
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