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Elements in Time - TRADITIONAL

three traditional snare solos for the rudimental drummer
Level: Medium to Advanced
State Lists: Wisconsin
Product ID : TSPCS-68
Price: $24.00
Item #: TSPCS-68



Description

The TRADITIONAL Elements in Time edition is for those wishing to brush up on their old-school chops in a new-school way. As a true rudimental drum corps aficionado, Danny Raymond is certainly qualified to deliver some classic rudimental solos…but also equally qualified to put his own mark on each one of them.

The Imperial (2:30 - Medium)

The Imperial is a bold work for rope tension snare drum (or adequately de-tuned field drum) that contains its share of old-school rudiments, stick tricks, and phrasings. Legendary rudimental bass drummer Nick Attanasio wrote two optional bass drum parts, allowing the piece to be performed as a solo, a duet, or a trio.



Mosaic (2:50 - Advanced)

In Mosaic, Danny outdoes himself with creative, flow-oriented rudimental writing that is both fun to play and challenging to play well. Largely based around a funky, jazzy feel, control is of paramount importance while handling the slow 3/4 phrases. Lovers of the classics will recognize a familiar quote in this solo, albeit a displaced one!



Psychedelic Relic (2:50 - Advanced)

Psychedelic Relic is a fast-paced barrage of 16th-note diddles, sextuplet singles, 6-stroke rolls, and flam rudiments that will keep any rudimental player happy. There's plenty of meat in this solo, so take your hands out to dinner the night before!


Instrumentation

  • Snare drum

Reviews

In this series of solos, Danny Raymond tips his hat to the classic styles of rudimental drumming. Unlike the other solos in the “Elements of Time” series, with a few exceptions, this collection resembles older solos similar to those found in the N.A.R.D. tradition.

The first selection, “The Imperial,” is very traditional and is written at an intermediate level. Flams and rolls are the focus here, and there are several repeated sections. Two rudimental bass drum parts are included along with an optional second snare part at times. “Mosaic” is a solo made up of eighth-note triplets and sixteenth-note patterns. A middle section is a tribute to “Three Camps” with buzz rolls and diddles played as triplets with accents.

The final solo, “Psychedelic Relic,” is “a marching rudimental snare drum solo reminiscent of the 1960s and 1970s that pays tribute to drum corps drumlines such as the Blessed Sacrament Golden Knights, St. Lucy’s Cadets, Boston Crusaders, and the Hawthorne Caballeros.” This is an advanced solo featuring lots of classic drum corps stickings and visual tricks such as playing with one hand while lifting the other.

These well-crafted solos are connected to traditional drumming from days gone by. Many students unfamiliar with these earlier styles will find these solos fresh and challenging.

—Tom Morgan
Percussive Notes
Vol. 53, No. 1, March 2015

Description

The TRADITIONAL Elements in Time edition is for those wishing to brush up on their old-school chops in a new-school way. As a true rudimental drum corps aficionado, Danny Raymond is certainly qualified to deliver some classic rudimental solos…but also equally qualified to put his own mark on each one of them.

The Imperial (2:30 - Medium)

The Imperial is a bold work for rope tension snare drum (or adequately de-tuned field drum) that contains its share of old-school rudiments, stick tricks, and phrasings. Legendary rudimental bass drummer Nick Attanasio wrote two optional bass drum parts, allowing the piece to be performed as a solo, a duet, or a trio.



Mosaic (2:50 - Advanced)

In Mosaic, Danny outdoes himself with creative, flow-oriented rudimental writing that is both fun to play and challenging to play well. Largely based around a funky, jazzy feel, control is of paramount importance while handling the slow 3/4 phrases. Lovers of the classics will recognize a familiar quote in this solo, albeit a displaced one!



Psychedelic Relic (2:50 - Advanced)

Psychedelic Relic is a fast-paced barrage of 16th-note diddles, sextuplet singles, 6-stroke rolls, and flam rudiments that will keep any rudimental player happy. There's plenty of meat in this solo, so take your hands out to dinner the night before!


Instrumentation

  • Snare drum

Reviews

In this series of solos, Danny Raymond tips his hat to the classic styles of rudimental drumming. Unlike the other solos in the “Elements of Time” series, with a few exceptions, this collection resembles older solos similar to those found in the N.A.R.D. tradition.

The first selection, “The Imperial,” is very traditional and is written at an intermediate level. Flams and rolls are the focus here, and there are several repeated sections. Two rudimental bass drum parts are included along with an optional second snare part at times. “Mosaic” is a solo made up of eighth-note triplets and sixteenth-note patterns. A middle section is a tribute to “Three Camps” with buzz rolls and diddles played as triplets with accents.

The final solo, “Psychedelic Relic,” is “a marching rudimental snare drum solo reminiscent of the 1960s and 1970s that pays tribute to drum corps drumlines such as the Blessed Sacrament Golden Knights, St. Lucy’s Cadets, Boston Crusaders, and the Hawthorne Caballeros.” This is an advanced solo featuring lots of classic drum corps stickings and visual tricks such as playing with one hand while lifting the other.

These well-crafted solos are connected to traditional drumming from days gone by. Many students unfamiliar with these earlier styles will find these solos fresh and challenging.

—Tom Morgan
Percussive Notes
Vol. 53, No. 1, March 2015



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