Snare drum exercises with single strokes - Lesson 1
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This lesson drum sheet, about snare drum studies, contains a series
of snare drums exercises, with different combinations of single strokes on fourths, eights and sixteenths.
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Introduction to the drum lesson: Snare drum single strokes 1
Talking about resistance, for a drummer the single stroke is surely the most demanding.
The drum sheet of this lesson shows some exercises dealing with single strokes, alternating fourths, eights and sixteenths.
To develop speed, endurance and precision, you should play every pattern slowly at first, and increase the speed
only when you find precision and equality of the strokes, and the maximum looseness.
You should play the exercises inverting the hands and, after you have learnt them singularly, you should repeat the exercises one after the other.
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This first drum lesson dedicated to Snare drum single 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.
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Rudiments & Fundamentals, Coordinated independence, Basic drum beats, Snare drum studies, Drums grooves, and Songs drum parts,
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