Synopses & Reviews
Finally, a book no percussionist should be without! This unique guide to world percussion covers 28 different instruments with descriptions and performance techniques. Exercises and traditional rhythms are illustrated in both traditional music notation and time-box notation. The enhanced CD doubles as a fun multimedia learning tool that works on any Windows-compatible or Macintosh computer. The CD includes all the written musical exercises and rhythms, as well as superb audio/visual demonstrations that can be slowed down for practice purposes. With information on several different cultures and six unique compositions, Drum Circle: A Guide to World Percussion is the definitive guide to getting you started with your own drum circle.