Axus AXD2 Digital Piano is one of our best-selling instruments among education services and beginner and advanced pianists. Find out why in this video!
- 15 Posts
- 9 Comments
Lizzie joined Normans after graduating from university in Popular Music with Music Technology. She has been playing the drums for most of her life and gained a great insight into both the technical and live aspects of them. As well as the drums, Lizzie loves to play guitar and will have a go at any instrument she can get her hands on! <a href="https://plus.google.com/109542482441580610384/about?rel=author" rel="author">+Lizzie Ball</a>
Post by Lizzie Ball
The month has arrived where everyone is getting ready to go back to school! If you are a keen musician I have created a list of some essentials.
A drum stick is not the only think you need the beat a drum. There are so many mallets and beaters that you can use either on your kit or on other percussion instruments!
Hand Bells are a great way to introduce percussion to anyone. They are popular amongst festive seasons especially Christmas. I have picked out my top 5 Hand Bells under £20 for some inspiration on festive presents.
With Christmas slowly creeping up on us, small hands percussion is a great idea for stocking fillers for the young ones. It's also perfect to play some Christmas music.
A-Star Percussion is great value percussion for both the classroom and personal use. From 30 player percussion packs to triangle beaters, A-Star offers everything you need to get you started.
Learning drumming styles and techniques all depends on the style of music you want to play. It is all about creating a specific rhythm to match the music.
Percussion is split between two styles, tuned percussion which usually has a skin that can be tightened or loosened to create an identified pitch and un-tuned percussion which is a raw sound when struck. Here is a list of an example of percussion instruments:
Depending on what style of music you want to play there are a lot different drum kits and sizes out there. It all comes down to personal preference, however the size and tone is always an important factor.