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Waltz and classic drum beats in 3/4

Download Waltz drum beats pdf  Arrow   In the drum sheet of this lesson dedicated to Waltz rhythms, you'll find some easy traditional Waltz drum beats and the classic rhythms in 3/4.

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Introduction to the drum lesson: Waltz drum beats

This section presents various classic rhythms based on a 3/4 measure, a time signature much common in Europe since the XVI century (as in the Mazurka from Poland) and even more popular, later on, thanks to the Viennese Waltz.
To this day these rhythms are ever-present in dancehall orchestras and italian "liscio" bands repertory.

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This drum lesson dedicated to Waltz beats 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.