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  Drums - DRUM LESSONS / DRUM TABS - Drums: Over 500 Free Drum Lessons and Free DrumTabs! #1 Drums and Percussion ...
This drums database is a music compilation (directory, portal, collection, catalog, etc.) and a great education lesson plans resource for teachers and band directors.
The snare drum plays 8ths while the drums are accented by the hands and kick drum.
Drum videos and links to more rock beats, jazz beats, linear grooves, latin beats, permutation, ostinato, drum rolls, and more drumset related stuff.
www.drumsdatabase.com   (3365 words)

  Drum - LoveToKnow 1911
The sound is produced by striking the centre of the vellum on the one end of the drum with a stick having a large soft round knob composed of wood covered with cork, sponge or felt.
The notation for the side drum is similar to that in use for the bass drum; the value of the note is alone of importance; the place of the note on the staff is immaterial and purely a matter of custom.
The popularity of all kinds of drums in the most ancient civilizations is established beyond a doubt by the numerous representations of the instrument in a variety of shapes and sizes on the monuments and paintings of Egypt, Assyria, India and Persia.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Drum   (1708 words)

 Drum (musical instrument) - MSN Encarta
Drum (musical instrument), musical instrument consisting of one or two stretched membranes, called heads, held taut across a bowl-shaped or tubular frame, called a shell, and sounded by percussion; that is, by striking the instrument with the hands or with sticks.
Drum shells that are basically tubular vary in their actual shape, from cylindrical, as in a bass drum; to barrel shaped, as in some drums of China and India; to goblet shaped, as in the single-headed Middle Eastern darabuka; to hourglass shaped, as in the double-headed Japanese tsuzumi.
The snare drum is related to the tabor, a double-headed drum, often with a simple gut snare, which is played in combination with a three-hole pipe in modern European folk music, as it was in the Middle Ages (from about the 5th century to the 15th century ad).
encarta.msn.com /encnet/refpages/RefArticle.aspx?refid=761570843   (818 words)

 Louisiana Fisheries - Black Drum
Black drum are found on mud, sand and shell bottoms and medium to large specimens are very common on oyster reefs.
Black drum are long-lived fish, with most studies indicating a maximum age of over 40 years and one study in Florida estimating a maximum of 58 years of age.
Black drum from 1 to 10 pounds are very common and often referred to as "puppy drum".
www.seagrantfish.lsu.edu /biological/drum/blackdrum.htm   (682 words)

 Fish - Red Drum
Red drum are not often confused with other sciaenids, however, since they grow to a much larger size than all the other species except for the fl drum.
Adult red drum occur in the Chesapeake Bay from May through November and are abundant in the spring and fall near the Bay mouth.
Juvenile red drum also move from bays and estuaries to deeper waters of the ocean in response to dropping water temperatures in the fall and winter.
www.chesapeakebay.net /info/red_drum.cfm   (974 words)

 snare drum - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about snare drum   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Double-headed drum used in military bands and in orchestras, with skins at both upper and lower ends of the instrument.
A snare of catgut string or wire is stretched over the lower skin, to produce a rattling sound when the upper skin is struck by a pair of hard wooden drumsticks.
Single strokes on the side drum are ineffective: it is usually made to produce small patterns of repeated notes or more or less prolonged rolls.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /snare+drum   (170 words)

 Drum Tuning Bible
The interval between drums is more important than many realize and the size of both the diameter and the depth are key to getting even resonance and the desired incremental notes between drums.
When the drum is hit, the ear hears mostly the attack and the fundamental pitch of the drum, the sound of the stick tip hitting the head can be accentuated by the resonant head and we refer to these as overtones.
Even though the drum has been equally tensioned (such as that of using tension devises which measure lug torque or head tension), inferior hardware and shell problems cause unequal stretch of the head polymer and/or force the head out of round.
home.earthlink.net /~prof.sound   (3851 words)

 U.S.S. Alabama
DRUM arrived at Pearl Harbor from the east coast April 1, 1942, and after a voyage to Midway, cleared Pearl Harbor April 14, 1942, action bound on her first war patrol.
DRUM's second war patrol, which she made in the waters between Truk and Kavieng from July 10th to September 2nd, found her efforts frustrated by poor torpedo performance, but she damaged one freighter before returning to Midway to refit.
DRUM was decommissioned February 16th, 1946 and on March 18th, 1947, began service at Washington, D.C., to members of the Naval Reserve in the Potomac River Naval Command, which continued through 1967.
www.ussalabama.com /html/drum/index.php   (1126 words)

 Percussion Family
Drums (tambour, Trommel, tamburo, tambor, drome, dromme, drume), along with other percussion instruments were probably among the earliest instruments.
There is evidence that the first membrane drums consisted of naturally hollow tree trunks covered at one or both ends with the skins of water animals, fish, or reptiles.
The tambourine is a single headed frame drum consisting of a shallow ring of wood covered on one side with parchment.
www.music.iastate.edu /antiqua/percuss.htm   (671 words)

 Taiko Drum Master for PlayStation 2 Review - PlayStation 2 Taiko Drum Master Review
Taiko Drum Master still has a distinctly Japanese flavor, though, thanks to its oh-so-cute characters, some bizarre minigames, and, of course, the fact that you play the game using a traditional (plastic) Japanese (made in China) taiko drum and two sticks.
You'll play Taiko Drum Master by hitting the drum peripheral, which is supplied with the game, on its surface and rim as red and blue notes (represented by cute Taiko faces) travel across the screen.
We don't wish to be overly critical of the drum peripheral, by the way, but consider this a warning that it's very hard to play Taiko Drum Master quietly--at least if you're looking to get a good score or unlock some of the game's bonus content, which includes additional tracks and a fourth difficulty level.
www.gamespot.com /ps2/puzzle/taikodrummaster/review.html   (1157 words)

 MHAL - Make a Civil War Drum
Without a drum, he was given a musket cut down to his size.
A drum's sound is created by striking the head, which is stretched over a shell or frame.
Drums are struck with sticks, mallets, or hands.
www.michigan.gov /hal/0,1607,7-160-15481_19268_20778-51913--,00.html   (525 words)

 DRUM TRACK ZONE - Midi Drum Patterns, Breakbeats, Drum Samples
Doggiebox is a versatile drum machine application for Mac OS X that empowers you to create and manipulate percussion-based songs.
Orion present a VST plugin drum machine that does it's internal calculation at 64 bit resolution and can load samples up to 96 KHz sample rate.
Drum beat software for Win9x that allows you to turn your PC into a drumkit.
www.synthzone.com /drums.htm   (2158 words)

 CD Baby: ONE DRUM: One Drum   (Site not responding. Last check: )
One Drum is Roman Edirisinghe, Jahmes Finlayson, Jeff Green, Holly Haebig, Cecilio Negrón, jr., Julio Pabón, Thacher Schmid and David Stocker.
One Drum emerged from this group with an expanded focus on world music and greater use of the voice and melodic instruments.
Drums have their own languages, and virtually every One Drum song is built upon the wooden, ceramic and metallic foundation of drum talk.
cdbaby.com /cd/onedrum   (666 words)

 National Park Service: World War II Warships in the Pacific
USS Drum is a fleet-type submarine (built to maintain speeds averaging 17 knots) of the Gato class.
USS Drum is in excellent condition and retains her World War II integrity.
USS Drum was the first of the Gato class of submarines to be completed by the United States before World War II.
www.cr.nps.gov /history/online_books/butowsky1/drum.htm   (551 words)

 Q-Drum - About
The Q-drum is user friendly and the uniquue longitudinal shaft permits the drum to be pulled using a rope run through the hole.
There are no removable or breakable handles or axles, and the rope can be repaired on the spot or replaced by means available everywhere, such as a leather thong or a rope woven from plant material.
The Drum is manufactured from Linear Low Density Polyethylene through either rotational or blow moulding and has a high compatibility with foodstuffs and water.
www.qdrum.co.za /about.htm   (223 words)

Drums consist of at least one membrane, called a drumhead or drumskin, that is stretched over a shell and struck, either directly with parts of a player's body, or with some sort of implement such as a drumstick, to produce sound.
Drums are among the world's oldest and most ubiquitous musical instruments, and the basic design has been virtually unchanged for hundreds of years.
The drum often has a narrow neck between the drum heads, across which stretch the sinews holding the skins; the drum will be held under one arm, which is squeezed down on the sinews to vary the tension in the drumheads and therefore the pitch of the sound.
www.drumsoloartist.com /Site/Drum.html   (757 words)

 Drum, Alaska   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Drum is a stratovolcano in the Wrangell Mountains.
The first stage produced andesite and dacite lava flows, lahars, tuffs and rhyolite domes.
At least nine dacite domes were built in a 7.5-8 mile (12-13 km) wide circle around Mt. Drum.
volcano.und.nodak.edu /vwdocs/volc_images/north_america/alaska/drum.html   (103 words)

 Drum scanner reviews and product comparisons between ICG, Howtek, Fuji, and Heidelberg
The demand for drum scanners is rising despite the improvement in quality in flatbed scanners.
At DRUPA trade show I asked several manufacturers of drum scanners why they were offering new models and the unanimous reply was that the worldwide demand for drum scanners was booming.
There are other drum scanners from other companies, or older models, that require experience and training.
www.wide-format-printers.org /drum_scanner_reviews_ICG_Howtec/drum_scanner_reviews_ICG.html   (635 words)

 DRUM! Magazine
This annual event, now in its fourth year, encourages drummers to record their solo accompaniment to a pre-recorded track and upload it to drummercafe.com.
The 13th Annual KoSA International Percussion Workshop, Drum Camp and Festival returns to the green meadows and mountains of Vermont's Castleton State College, July 30-August 3, 2008.
We heard that San Jose Pro Drum was unboxing Jimmy DeGrasso's new Pearl Reference Series kit that he plans to take on this year's Ministry tour.
www.drummagazine.com   (508 words)

 Drums - DRUM LESSONS, 1000's of Free Drum Lessons and DrumTabs! #1 Drums, Lessons, and Tabs site for drum lessons, ...
Free Drum Lessons - The Cascara is one of many latin rhythms that have had an influence on hand drummers and drumset players alike.
Drum rudiments are at the foundation of all drumming.
See how to play drum shuffles with free drum lessons from basic shuffle patterns and when to play them to blues drumming legends that have made drum shuffles very popular.
drumbum.com /lessons   (5876 words)

 Drum Solo Artist - All about Drum!
We welcome drummers to refer drum shops, drum schools, and all the drum makers out there to expose their knowledge and services.
Drum Solo Artist is here for Drummers from beginners to the pro's to get the word out about themselves, their bands, news and musical achievements!
Drum Solo Artist drummers community focuses on advanced drum techniques such as polyrhythmic drumming, melodic drumming and Harmonic Drumming.
www.drumsoloartist.com   (430 words)

 The Oil Drum | Discussions about Energy and Our Future
The world's premier energy monitor is preparing a sharp downward revision of its oil-supply forecast, a shift that reflects deepening pessimism over whether oil companies can keep abreast of booming demand.
Search volume on Google for the term is up dramatically in the past month, as is traffic at The Oil Drum.
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 United States License.
www.theoildrum.com   (1396 words)

 The Drum Beat 401 - Should We Dump the North-South Lens?
This Drum Beat is one of a series of commentary and analysis pieces.
This issue of The Drum Beat is meant to inspire dialogue and conversation among the Drum Beat network.
This issue of The Drum Beat is an opinion piece and has been written and signed by the individual writer.
www.comminit.com /drum_beat.html   (2218 words)

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members.lycos.co.uk /bigsistergifts/drum/drummap.html   (37 words)

to drum contaminated water and dispose of it.
He was drummed out of the university for his gambling activities.
They were unable to drum up enthusiasm for the new policies.
www.infoplease.com /dictionary/drum   (336 words)

Pianito MicroStudio is an easy and funny piano synthesizer and drum machine sequencer with 24 tracks (8 percussion, 8 midi instruments, 8 wave FXs).
DTAB is a powerful and easy to use Drum Tab Editor.
DrumTools Performance Designer is a powerful VSTi allowing for instant creation of 1-8 measure drum performances including drum/percussion loops, fills, intros, endings, solo, and then simply trigger them by MIDI notes from your sequencer to easily t......
www.downloadjunction.com /product/software/5740   (419 words)

 Buy Drums At Sam Ash
Browse through our selection of drums, cymbals, drum hardware and percussion and you'll quickly realize just how committed we are to the art of drumming.
The 6ply/7.5mm shells of the bass drum and all the toms are...
Pearl is known the world over for making some of the finest snare drums in the industry.
www.samash.com /department/drums   (314 words)

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