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Tenor Drums in bands

The tenor drum is a drum used by many U.S. groups. Although most now commonly found in parades and on football fields during the performances of the half-time, this instrument has been used since the mid 19th century by a variety of composers. It is a low frequency variant of the box, another base band. On the ground, rolling the body is easily recognizable, as is the case in groups mounted three to six drums. This configuration allows the musician to pay the battery at the same time, adding to the richness of percussion.

Tenor drums are played with a variety of instruments, all a form of mallet or pestle. The leaders of these blades can be made from a variety of materials, including wood, plastic, nylon, felt, rubber or leather. Patches of tenor drums are usually as tight as possible, creating a relatively strong sound that is very effective in outdoor situations.

As mentioned tenor drums, and taken playing in bands. The name of a group generally refers to the number of drums has a quad, for example, consists of four drums. Each drum is a set of different diameters and thus produces a different tone of sound. Both the volume and variety of content to make a valuable addition to drum bands. A band may have up to six tenor drum players, each of which can take up to six barrels to a total of thirty-six instruments. Tenor drums are usually battery used for emphasis, but it also adds the melodic percussion.

A set of four tenor drums are usually available so that the drum is lower on the player to the left, the second lowest is in its extreme right, the second is on the left half and the highest is the right path. When a tenor drum is played, hits near the edge of the head. This technique allows the drum to project optimum resonance and tone. Regarding the change of the technical rules of a drum to another, there are two main systems. The most common is to allow clubs pass through battery in a straight line. This style reduces the amount of space, the player must travel in order to accelerate its implementation. The other system is that the player follows an "arc" a drum to another. The system of the arch was more frequent in the last day of the cash rolling and is rarely used today.

The use of tenor drums, marching bands can probably be attributed to its traditional use in military drum corps. In these situations, reusable instruments for timekeeping, as well as for music. In a tenor drum military drum three types are used: the flourishing tenor, which is characterized by the dramatic tenor player thigh high waves, played in collaboration with the hype, and the terms of pace, which is used to accentuate the drum part.

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