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Creating Sounds for Classical Percussion
Learn several techniques to help you broaden your sound palette on percussion
A structured masterclass that will inspire you and help broaden your sound palette.
In this masterclass we will discuss the following topics:
Video's: 1,5 hours
Skill Level: Intermediate
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How it works:
This masterclass is a series of related video lessons, each structured around a specific topic or topics. By the end of this course, you will have developed a strong sense of direction in your daily study routine.
Weekly video lessons: after joining the masterclass, you will be able to view a new video lesson weekly. Each video lesson consists of:
Examples that musically define the sound of the topic you are studying in each video.
A study routine section in which we first discuss how to study the specific topic of each lesson. We will then play several exercises specially written to show you how to structure your daily study routine.
Assignments that will help you consolidate and practice what you have learned in each video.
Weekly assignments: after each lesson, you will be asked to study, practice and then video record yourself playing an assignment which may consist of several exercises. The process of having to record yourself every week, significantly helps to internalise the material discussed in this course - quickly and naturally.
Weekly personalised video feedback: This function is only available in the "course" mode.
Certificate from the Conservatorium van Amsterdam: This function is only available in the "course" mode
Content of this course:
The topics are:
Use of the bow 1
Use of the bow 2
- The Musical Saw
- Making them
- Tuning them
- Controlling them
- Bass drum
- Snare drum
- Richard Rijnvos Stalker, a few examples
- Helping composers
- Chords examples
In this lesson we are going to learn to use the bow to play cymbals and the vibraphone.
In this lesson we are going a step further, applying the techniques we have learned in the previous lesson to the musical saw and the flexatone.
In this lesson we will have a thorough look at the use of cymbals and study together a piece from N.Huber called Herbstfestival.
In this lesson you will learn how to prepare and play with superballs. You will learn to use them in combination with other percussion instruments and create intervalls with superball pairs.
In this lesson we will combine some of the techniques you learned so far in this course and apply them to a multitude of different percussion instruments.