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  Instrument Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
In western orchestras, sets of kettle drums (or timpani) are usually made from copper; they have plastic or calfskin drum heads.
Amidst this tremendous variety, all kettle drums have several features in common: their basic, bowl-like shape and the capacity to have their drum heads tuned and adjusted to a relatively specific pitch.
All kettle drums have a resonating bowl or cauldron shaped body with one stretched head attached to the top of the bowl; the size and materials of this body determine the overall sound of the drum.
www.si.umich.edu /chico/instrument/pages/ktldrm_gnrl.html   (381 words)

  
 Fun Drums! Bongos, Kettledrums, and Monkey Drums!
The American Indians used a series of wood and gourd drums for their celebrations and music, and some of these drums are still sued in ceremonies today.
Drum circles have been seen as a "fad" that has become popular in the last ten years or so, yet in reality this phenomenon is much more than an ephemeral expression of popular culture.
Community drumming touches on many issues, including multiculturalism, racism and cultural appropriation, the mind/body relationship and healing, group dynamics and communication, personal growth and spiritual development, and more.
www.uniquebeadedjewelry.com /instruments/drumfunstuff.html   (298 words)

  
 Kettle » Blog Archive » Drum kettle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
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kettle.niceval.net /2006/6/7/drum-kettle   (610 words)

  
 Drum
Those types of drums, which are played in Latvia nowadays, have come from Western Europe - kettle drums in XI-XIII centuries and cylindrical drums in the XV century.
Kettle drum is made of a copper kettle, on which a leather membrane has been stretched, and from below small legs are attached.
Cylindrical and kettle drums are so-called membrane drums - their sound is produced by fluctuations of a leather membrane.
folklora.lv /muzikas/bungas/en.shtml   (194 words)

  
 Musical Instruments - Percussion
The drum set, also commonly referred to as drum kit, is a collection of percussion instruments which is played by one musician.
This drum is the largest member of the set and is played by using a foot pedal attached to a beater which then strikes the drum head.
This shallow, cylindrical drum produces a sound that is very distinctive to the drum (higher in pitch than the bass drum).
library.thinkquest.org /15413/instruments/percussion.htm   (1050 words)

  
 Percussion
The drums that are in the percussion section are the snare drum, kettle drum, bass drum, and the side drum.
The kettle drum is the leader of the drum family.
That is when a bass drum player plays a rimshot which is where the player hits his stick against the top of the drum to make the sound.
library.thinkquest.org /5116/percussion.htm   (696 words)

  
 Drums - 411 DRUMS
A drum tech is usually very knowlegeable about drums and can tune and tweak them to their maximum sound potential.
One of the 40 drum rudiments emphasizing the flam.
A bracket that holds the toms that is connected to the rim of the drum, not the shell of the drum.
www.411drums.com /drums-glossary.htm   (4142 words)

  
 British Drum Horses at Black Forest Shires   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Drum Horses are strong enough to carry the weight of a full grown man along with the two, 90 pound kettle drums, and all accompanying gear (which can weigh upwards of 450 lbs total)!
A drum horse must have an exceptional disposition, as they are used in events that would test the character of even the most reliable and steady horse.
Drum horses are one of the most-seen, and familiar horses in British Pageantry.
www.gypsyhorses.com /drum.htm   (879 words)

  
 McNarie on Grey Wolf
Though carved from a single piece of wood, the drum body has two distinct parts: the deep, kettle-drum-like pahu, or resonating chamber, and the hollow base carved in a pattern of sturdy but intricate scallops.
The second drum is smaller, designed for hula, with its base carved in a traditional triangle-diamond pattern that represents the earth.
But its history goes back even further: the drum is only the final step in a long story of usefulness to man. Turalde points to small indentations in the wood of the smaller drum, made by climbers after coconuts, possibly in the late 1800s.
www.planetpuna.com /GreyWolf/mcnarie_on_grey_wolf_.htm   (1493 words)

  
 SYNTH SECRETS
The closed shell of the kettle drum discussed last month is a particular example of this, with the vibrations of the membrane strongly influenced by the modes of vibration of the air inside the shell itsel
However, whereas the modes within the rigid kettle drum shell are easy to understand and calculate, those of the bass drum are not.
This is because, whereas the kettle drum has two coupled resonators (the membrane and the cavity) the conventional drum, with its second membrane, has three coupled resonators.
www.soundonsound.com /sos/jan02/articles/synthsecrets0102.asp   (3107 words)

  
 The Drum Horse Resource, Ultimate info site   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
History on the Drum Horse is a bit sketchy, simply because the lack of recognition Drum Horses were given in England on a historical level.
Drum Horses had to unflappable and meet a series of temperament requirements prior to actually carrying the valuable drums during ceremonial processions.
About Drum Horse Resource: We are small Equine related business who happened to stumble upon these horses while driving by a farm in PA, Old Mill Farm, Inc. The Old Mill Farm gang was kind enough to show me around the farm, introduce me to their stunning horses, as well as the Gypsy Horse.
www.drumhorseresource.com   (419 words)

  
 Ukrainian Folk Percussive Instruments   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
One cymbal attached to the side of a drum was struck by another cymbal held in one hand, while the other hand struck the drum with a stick.
The kettle drums were used in Ukraine from the times of the Cossacks, and probably earlier as a signaling device to announce meetings and enemy attacks.
The one used to strike the drum is made of wood, and the one used to strike the cymbal is made of metal.
home.att.net /~bandura.ca/VMfolkBook/percussive.html   (933 words)

  
 Tabla
Both drum heads (Puri) are made from goat skin and have a complicated hoop (Pagri) which is woven around the edge of the sin.
The treble drum is pulled a lot tighter and needs small wooden blocks (Gattha) inserted between the shell and the straps to get it up to the pitch required.
The drum is tuned to the tonic or dominant note in the scale of the piece of music to be played.
www.drumdojo.com /world/india/tabla.htm   (728 words)

  
 Repinique (repique) Brazilian kettle drum for samba
It is a small Brazilian kettle drum, made by Artcelsior from aluminium with steel fittings and measures 10" across by 30 cm deep.
This samba hand drum is usually played sitting down with the instrument resting in the player's lap.
This small foam padded canvas drum bag fits both the 10" samba repinique and the 9 and a half inch Artcelsior cuica.
www.tdsounds.co.uk /index.php?cName=drums-and-instruments-repinique   (385 words)

  
 The NBUU Circle: A History
As legend has it, one Sunday during a church coffee hour a woman approached me and asked if I would be interested in joining a drum circle she was planning to start.
One evening we were talking between drum pieces and one of the members expressed the desire to learn some basic drumming techniques.
One evening, Ralph and Rick decided to "duet" on Ralph's great big African kettle drum he called "Bertha." It wasn't really meant to be a duet...they thought they were just starting a beat.
members.tripod.com /SynthRick/id36.html   (1084 words)

  
 Percussion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Drums were used as military signalling, religious rites, and to accompany singing or dancing.
Kettle Drum- The kettledrum has been the most frequently used drum in Western orchestras.
The drum is made of metal with calfskin or plastic heads.
www.d23.org /ike/dist23Web/html/percussion.htm   (153 words)

  
 Classics for Kids | Musical Dictionary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The only drum that can be tuned to produce definite pitches.
The name comes from the large kettle-shaped bottom, over which the skin of the drumhead is stretched.
The player uses a pedal to tighten and loosen the drumhead to change the pitch.
www.classicsforkids.com /terms/terms.asp?id=166   (43 words)

  
 History and Culture of Drums & Percussion
Drums are found in nearly every culture in the world and have existed since before 6000 B.C. They have had ceremonial, sacred, and symbolic associations.
This is a hand drum of the natives on the West Coast of Canada.
The Drum (Taiko in Japanese) was the first instrument used by mankind and on this site Megumi Ochi, the curator of the Taiko Drum Museum in Tokyo, discusses the history of the Taiko.
www.tigerbill.com /historyofdrumsandpercussion.htm   (1423 words)

  
 Early Patches - Kettle Drum
Throughout the middle ages the kettle drum was popular in military- and also in dancemusic.
Like all the other drums it was considered by many as a demonic or even develish instrument.
This woodcut is taken from the "Musica Getutscht" from 1511.
www.sumerauer.de /early_patches/dokumentation/english/pauke.htm   (61 words)

  
 DRUMMER CAFE - drum forum, percussion community, news, reviews, interviews, lessons - ThunderEcho Drums ... Emmy Award ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
ThunderEcho Drums is a small drum-building company located just off the historic town square, owned by the son-and-mother team Kevin and Jane Reed.
But it is the complex sound that gets drummers’ attention, “Kind of like a kettle drum with snare drum harmonics,” explains Kevin.
Chicago steel drum band Od Tapo Imi uses three in their act and even Ohio jazz drummer, Tom Fries, includes a Kat on tracks on his Mellow Blend CD.
www.drummercafe.com /content/view/76/1   (399 words)

  
 Firebird Arts & Music Virtual Catalog: Miniatures:Drums & Percusion
The set itself includes bass drum, snare drums, high hat, cymbal, drum stool, and a mic.
A magnet for your refrigerator or file cabinet that can double as a hip set of drums for your 1/6th scale fashion dolls like Barbie, or your 12" action figure like GI Joe, Ken, or Soldier of the World.
The small but powerful magnet is located on the back of the drums.
www.firebirdarts.com /mini/9midrum01.shtml   (1355 words)

  
 drums - SMALL DRUMS - Kids Drums, Miniature Replica Drumsets, Gifts for Drummers, Mini Drum Sets, Drumset
Small Drums is the place to find miniature drumsets, kids drumsets, mini drums, and replica drumsets.
Small Drums features just that; small drums, drumsets, kids drumsets, childrens percussion, replica drumsets of famous drummers, unique handcrafted drums, novelty drums and drumsets, wire drum figurines, miniature percussion drums, childrens drumsets, and more.
Small Drums is the place to find miniature drums, drum sets, small kids drums, and drums representing some of the world's most famous drummers such as Buddy Rich.
www.smalldrums.com   (213 words)

  
 MAPEX DRUMS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
His parents enrolled him in music school in Konstanz, where he took his first drum lessons.
Since, his life has been filled with a lot of live performances and a lot of work.
MAPEX drum kits must be purchased from authorized MAPEX exclusive distributors only.
www.mapexdrums.com /artists/germany/bio_bohnke.html   (264 words)

  
 Mapex Drums :: The Drummer's Other Voice   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
At age 10 he got his first drum kit as a Christmas present from his parents, which he played practically non-stop.
At school he had the opportunity to also play kettle drum and xylophones.
His teacher put him in the percussion group he managed, giving Felix his first concert experiences.
www.mapexdrums.com /SPANISH/artists/germany/bio_bohnke.html   (249 words)

  
 eBay.co.uk - Kettle Drum, Conservatory, Patio Barbecue, Home Garden, Musical Instruments items at low prices   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
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18'' Football Shaped Kettle Drum Barbeque/BBQ RRP £50!
Vintage Sterling 3-D Bracelet Charm ~ Kettle Drum
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 Reisman/ A   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
CARL REISMAN'S POETRY IN Kettle: a container, usu.
Like the collection's namesake, Carl Reisman's poems and David Reisman's drawings in Kettle offer the reader a place for nourishment, music, reflection, and winged flight.
Kettle is available from Hot Lead Press, 212 West Green Street, Urbana,
www.art-spirit.net /frames/dr4.html   (225 words)

  
 Kettle Drum - Musical Instruments - Compare Prices, Reviews and Buy at NexTag - Price - Review
Adams copper bowls are press formed to maintain even thickness throughout the kettle.
Hammering increases each drum's frequency range for a clear, pure tone.
Ludwig Standard Series Timpani feature 6 support struts and rods, a deep-drawn seamless kettle, tuning mechanism inside the kettle, patented Balanced Action pedal, and Standard...
www.nextag.com /kettle-drum/search-html   (411 words)

  
 how to mend it .com - whats the best way of tuning in your toms on a drum kit?
start with tuning the heads the same tension and hear what it sound like by holding the drum with one hand and play the drum with a stick in the other.
if you have a drum that has a tom arm that goes through the drum, it will not sound the same, then it is up to you to experiment with the tunings of each to find that range where the drum rings freely..
If you have a new budget kit (or a 2nd hand kit with rubbish heads) try changing the heads to Remo or another good brand, a good drum shop should be able to advise you on the type of heads you need for your preferred taste in music/ sound.
www.howtomendit.com /answers.php?id=6469   (648 words)

  
 Light for Freedom - April 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
This drum is not like the others, it is very pleasant to listen.
There are just only three steps, forth two steps and back one step to be harmonic with drum.
So the dancing round the long drum is being the dance of our Shan people.
www.kidland.org /april4/lff0404.htm   (427 words)

  
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