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Drum Reading Guide Vol.2
This step by step video guide teaches a proffesional approach to learn to read drumset and percussion notes.
( Video, audio & notation for each exercise )
Available formats: online / download / cdrom / Dvd
| Delivery method: online + correspondence.
Course materials: All course materials are provided
Student support: Yes
Study time: Self-paced
Pre-requisites: None / Study 2 to 4 hours a week (for 10 weeks)
Enrolment dates: Enrol anytime - start now!
Test: Online test after completing the course.
Diploma: Yes (Must complete test satisfactory)
|Windows media video sample|
|Course overview :
- 3 lessons
- Reading exercises, video presentations, written and spoken explanations, notation, audio loops
- written notation of each exercise played
Each lesson is shown in .wmv (windows media player) video format / or Dvd video :
1 ) Video presentation, live playing, played step by step and at different speed
2) On screen notation
3) Notation + audio loop button
Total video time = 1.20 min
All exercises are demonstrated on an electronic drumpad trigger + metronome, for different percussion and drumset sounds!
You may play the exercises on any drum or surface!
Part a) Theory introduction of lesson 4:
The first part of lesson 4 is a general introduction to the theoretical concepts of lesson 4. It goes in explaining 8th notes, and 8th note silences, and combing other types of notes in 4/4.
Part b) Applications/Exercises of lesson 4:
The second part of lesson 4 is the application and playing (reading) of 8th notes in 4/4. It shows how to read and play 1, 2 , and 4 + bar beats, with combinations of other notes and rests.
Contents - Lesson 4 :
- General introduction
- Playing and reading combination exercises, 8th notes, quarter notes, rests.
Part a) Theory introduction of lesson 5:
The first part of lesson 5 is a general introduction to the theoretical concepts of lesson 5.
The theory focuses on:
- The theory of 16th notes
- the 11 variations of 16th notes
- 16th notes rests
- Counting in 4/4
- Count 16th notes in 4/4
Part b) Applications/Exercises of lesson 5:
In part b we read and play 16th notes. We play in 4/4, and also see some advanced reading exercises, combining other notes (8th notes, quarter notes) with 16th notes.
Contents - Lesson 5 :
- General theory of the 16th notes
- Playing and reading 16th notes
- Advanced combination reading exercises
P art a) Applications/Exercises of lesson 6:
Lesson 6 is a general review of all the previously seen concepts, it involves kinds of notes: whole notes, half notes, quarter notes, 8th notes and 16th notes. This class is essential to read at a more advanced level.
Contents - Lesson 6 :
- Reading advanced exercises
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