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Snare drum exercises with single strokes - Lesson 2

Download Snare drum single strokes 2 pdf  Arrow   In the drum sheet of this lesson dedicated to snare drum studies, you'll find some exercises on the snare drum, with combinations of single strokes on fourths, eights and triplets of sixteenths.

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Introduction to the drum lesson: Snare drum single strokes 2

The second drum lesson dealing with single strokes shows some exercises about fourths, eights and triplets of sixteenths. To develop speed, endurance and precision, like before you should play every exercise slowly at first, increasing the speed only when you find equality of the strokes and precision with the maximum looseness.

For a deeper study you should play the exercises in the drum sheet inverting the hands and, after you have learnt them singularly, play all the nine exercises consecutively.

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This second drum lesson dedicated to Snare drum single strokes 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.