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Snare drum exercises with double strokes - Lesson 1


Download Snare drum double strokes 1 pdf  Arrow   This lesson drum sheet, dedicated to snare drum studies,
contains a series of exercises with different combinations of double strokes on fourths, eights and sixteenths.


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Introduction to the drum lesson: Snare drum double strokes 1

This drum lesson shows some exercises about double strokes, alternating fourths, eights and sixteenths. Control of bounce enables you to play the double strokes, with the sticks, fast and accurately. You should play every pattern slowly at first, increasing the speed only when you find precision and equality of the strokes, and the maximum looseness.

You should play the exercises in the inverting the hands and, after you have learnt them singularly, play all the nine exercises consecutively.

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This first drum lesson dedicated to Snare drum double strokes is a part of the published basic drum lessons.
The basic drum lessons, the first part of this method for drums, deal with the right posture, which is the basic condition to develop speed, endurance and precision with your playing. The style and the role of drumming have evolved with time, but the basic drums technique hasn't changed much, and all the great drummers still build their own style from the same basis of musical theory.

Topics in the basic drum lessons and in the online drum lessons published drum sheet music are: Rudiments & Fundamentals, Coordinated independence, Basic drum beats, Snare drum studies, Drums grooves, and Songs drum parts, with transcriptions of songs and grooves by John Bonham, Phil Collins, Stewart Copeland, Steve Gadd, Ian Paice, Jeff Porcaro.