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Timpani Mic Position Samples

Composition, Recording, Timpani

Mic positions test samples:   I recently recorded the audio for a commission I led resulting in Steven Snowden‘s solo timpani + electronics piece, “The Taos Hum.” I’ll upload the video when it’s finished. However, I took only a few…

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3 Things to Do to Your Timpani Everyday

Timpani

1. Put the drums in the appropriate range.  Photo: Brandon Arvay You need to know what notes your drums can play. Putting the drums in the correct range help you know where to put the notes. And, because of the…

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Why You’ll Always Want to Cover Your Timpani

Philosophy, Timpani

A full set of timpani can cost as much as a car, making them some of the most financially difficult instruments to replace when damaged. It is important to protect these expensive instruments during performance by using appropriate playing techniques….

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Cover Your Heads!

Pedagogy, Timpani

Investing in covers is money well spent. Timpani are some of the most expensive instruments in the percussion collection. Every cent spent investing in their protection goes a long way. Covering the heads will protect from dirt and the potential…

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