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drumhead

1. Music the part of a drum that is actually struck with a stick or the hand
2. the head of a capstan, pierced with holes for the capstan bars
3. another name for eardrum
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I usually have all students cut all drum heads the same day.
Unlike other Yoruba drums, this drum consists of leather strings, which connect its two drum heads and are pulled or relaxed to alter the surface tension of the drum head, thus enabling the drummer to generate different pitches and imitate the tonal patterns of Yoruba language.
Because the notes are patterned onto the same drum head, the vibrational modes of one note will sympathetically vibrate with another," Murr explains.
In the same vein, the positioning of ida right at the center of the drum membrane is a devise that helps to partition the drum head surface into a couple of pitch areas.
Crowds were enraptured by the impressive Drum Head service which included a military brass band and male voice choir coming together.
Mr Bowen, who will give a reading in Welsh as part of the Drum Head Service at the main event on Saturday in Cooper's Field, also spoke of his "tremendous gratitude" to servicemen and women, whose contributions are "fundamental to our wellbeing and prosperity.
Known for cobbling together his own instruments, Cooper-Moore made do with just a snare drum head, a bass drum head, a pair of drumsticks, and a cymbal mounted on a stand in front of him.
The highlight was a Drum Head Service at lunchtime in Centenary Square when Army, Navy and RAF regiments marched alongside veterans' associations led by the College Band of the RAF, for a service and prayers Among the organisations taking part were the Royal British Legion, Help for Heroes and the War Widows Association.
Following the parade, which starts at Cooper's Field, Bute Park, there will be a drum head service before a day full of free fun and entertainment for the whole family.
Progrind Series 50 is a grinder with a 50" by 26" smooth drum head with fixed carbide patented teeth, patented drive belt system, hydraulic motor drive, and 440hp caterpillar power pack.
45pm Drum Head service in Centenary Sq will be followed by Beat [euro]e Retreat at 4.
First Minister Carwyn Jones will join members of the Armed Forces community for a public parade through Cardiff city centre today before giving a reading at a special Drum Head service to pay tribute to the huge contribution and sacrifice of the Armed Forces.