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    Percussion Essay

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    be talking about when the percussion was started, where it came from, the ancient drums from other places, all the different types of instruments in the percussion section, and why I like the percussion section the best out of all the other parts in band. I will be also talking about some of the first peoples who were professional percussion players and who created what instrument. Lets get started; first I will be talking about how percussion was created. Percussion was always around since thousands

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    Psytrance and the Spirituality of Electronics

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    at the parties often known as “raves”.1 Within trance, psytrance is distinguished by its generally higher tempo (135-145 bpm), more focus on sixteenth notes and exotic scales, and most noticeably, through the use of general sounds other than percussion and pitched sounds. Stylistic traits2 Formal features: Tracks tend to be between 6 and 12 minutes long, with most clustering around 7 or 8 minutes. Most of the tracks begin with about 30 seconds of very atmospheric sounds. These introductions

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    The Moment I Found Music

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    During the winter of 1988, I joined my fellow twirlers in the home town Christmas Parade and it would be the first time that I noticed the marching band whilethey were performing behind us in the line up of the parade. I was amazed by their high stepping, bright uniforms and the boldness of their sound. That was the moment I knew I wanted to be in the marching band. Music would become a part of me and my life, but it was in grade school that I truly developed my skills. The arts were just beginning

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    Percussion Essay

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    Percussion has evolved from a small category to a wide variety of simple and technical instruments. Percussion is a category of musical instruments that is played using the hands or with a handheld stick/beater. Percussion started thousands of years ago when people played rhythms on random objects to please their friends and scare their enemy’s. People over the years discovered different ways to hit the objects. A lot of the orchestral percussion instruments originated in Asia Minor. Sometime during

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    Marching And Concert Band

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    There has often been a lot of perplexity relating the differences between Marching and Concert Band. The most imperative fact is that they both shift together as one band. Regular high school bands are known as “marching bands” in the months of August, September, and October. Concert season begins right after marching season ends in the middle of November, and lasts until the end of May. Bands are similar and different in many different high schools due to different teaching techniques and methods

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    Percussion Essay

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    Percussion: The History ​Despite what many may think, percussion is well known across hundreds of nations all over the world. Percussion has been around for centuries, and it has a very important meaning in the lives of many. It would be safe to assume that Percussion will be around for a long time as well, and play an important part in the lives of many people. Most people see drums as a cool thing to do, others see them as a bunch of irritating noise makers; but do they know the history behind

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    join band, they typically have their mind set on the instrument they want to play, and for me, this was percussion. In sixth grade we had the opportunity to join band, and become part of prestigious and successful group at our school. I dreamt of being the lead percussionist and leading the band by keeping the beat and making sure everyone was always together. I had my heart set on percussion ever since I was little, seeing my uncle play drums, banging his head around wildly, hitting drumsticks

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    Guard is god's gift to the marching band”. No matter your religion, the message of the quote is clear. Many guard members feel that the marching band needs them. Most band members would disagree with this, however, the color guard is superior to the band because the guard has to work harder, has more interesting equipment, and a better offseason activity than the marching band. Wind and rain are environmental factor that mother nature never forgotten during the marching band season. However, when

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    The Glockenspiel

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    to mind when one thinks of a “glockenspiel”? Is it a food? An animal? How does one pronounce it? What sounds like an obscure and unfamiliar object, is simply a more elaborate word for the predecessor of the orchestral bells. The bells are a percussion instrument in the same family as the xylophone and timpani. “Glock” means tubular bells and comes from the German word meaning “bell play” (“Glockenspiel” 406). This is why the glockenspiel sounds similar to an ensemble of bells. Glockenspiels

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    Marching On Sweat dripping down my face and butterflies fluttering around my stomach as if it was the Garden of Eden, I took in a deep breathe and asked myself: "Why am I so nervous? After all, it is just the most exciting day of my life." When the judges announced for the Parsippany Hills High School Marching Band to commence its show, my mind blanked out and I was on the verge of losing sanity. Giant's Stadium engulfed me, and as I pointed my instrument up to the judges' stand, I gathered my thoughts

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