bass drum


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bass drum

a large shallow drum of low and indefinite pitch
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The Sonata requires six timpani (ideally in the following sizes: 32", 29", 26", 26", 23", and 20"), but Maves suggests that if the smallest and largest sizes are unavailable a tuned tom-tom or bass drum may be substituted, respectively.
Snare and bass drums of the concert and marching bands in New Orleans provided a base to which, from 1900 to 1930, other accessories or "trappings" - hence the name traps - were added.
Sampling Bruce Haack's School For Robots and Guru Guru's Immer Lustig, it's driven by a hypnotic bass drum and you'll soon be hearing it everywhere.
Luckily, I spotted him hiding behind his bass drum so the 50,000 strong audience wouldn't spot him doing some last-minute checks to his kit
Too Fast for Love'' and ``Shout at the Devil'' never sounded better, as Neil's vocals came through crisp and clear and Lee's massive bass drum sent vibrations throughout the arena.
For instance, "Stay Don't Go" consists of a lone bass drum, Eno breathing another rhythm, bare, rhythmic guitar figure, and a bit of spare piano and electronics.
Oddball Norman, an ex-Army bandsman, also left a last request - to be buried with his big bass drum.
In addition to its wooden pipes, the new organ is also equipped with a snare drum, a bass drum, cymbals and chimes.
Hear his speedy bass drum work as he matches Hiromi's left hand, and his solo at the end on the title track to see a perfect match of vision and technique.
Theirs is now the modern bass drum pedal universally used, and by the 1920s ran the world's biggest drum company.
Groups of up to 15 drummers with a director can play either a Djembe, a West African hand drum or a Dunun, a West African bass drum.
As soon as you hear the bass drum booming something patriotic stirs inside, and Guthro sang his heart out on an exhilarating version of Loch Lomond.