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Snare drum accented strokes - Lesson 2

Download Snare drum accents 2 pdf  Arrow   In the drum sheet of this lesson dedicated to snare drum studies, you'll find some easy exercises to learn how to play accents, with alternate right and left hand strokes on the triplets of eights.

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Introduction to the drum lesson: Snare drum accents 2

As we've seen before, it's very important to know how to alternate quadruplets and triplets in the same rhythmic division.
For Accents, too, you have to learn the various possibilities of alternating hard and soft strokes in triplets.

The of this second lesson dealing with Accents presents some exercises about triplets of eights made of alternate single strokes by the right and the left hand, with various combinations of accents.
After you have played and learnt them one by one, repeat the exercises one after the other.

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This second drum lesson dedicated to Snare drum accents 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.