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Drum sticks

Postby Tod » Mon Jul 23, 2012 3:41 pm

Should drum sticks have the round type ends covered in leather or just plain wood like modern drum sticks? The drum I've just bought has a skin drum head and I intend to use it for 16-18 century.



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Re: Drum sticks

Postby Moment in Time » Sun Oct 07, 2012 5:24 pm

what drum and more importantly perhaps what is the drum head made of ?


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Re: Drum sticks

Postby Tod » Thu Oct 25, 2012 4:55 pm

A 16/17th century drum. One is natural one is synthetic. I don't think that really matters though. I just want them to look right.



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Re: Drum sticks

Postby Moment in Time » Thu Oct 25, 2012 5:20 pm

I use wooden beaters on the natural skin for correctness but saying that leather covered beaters would be used too.


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Re: Drum sticks

Postby RyanA » Fri Aug 01, 2014 4:12 pm

Drum brushes also be good. Don't forget to hold one like a pen and the other like a knife! Also paradiddle. Lots of paradiddle. No paradiddlediddles though!


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Re: Drum sticks

Postby frances » Thu Aug 07, 2014 9:39 pm

Look up 'drum' on the British Museum, Research, site.




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