• Black And Red Drum
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    Have you ever been fishing before? Not fishing based on lucky casts with worms or a bob ber but fishing based on knowledge of what the fish do under the waves. I've been interested in fishing since the beginning of my time here on earth. Fish fascinate me, and catching them on rod and reel excites my inner primal being. I chose this topic to get into the mind of the fish I aim to catch. I already know much about my quarry. I know that Red Drum come in from the ocean to spawn in salt water back ...
  • The History Of The Drumset
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    The History of the Drumset Drums are among the most ancient and diverse of all musical instruments (Jaffe 2). The power of the rhythm and drums has long been respected (2). The drumset however, in its current configuration, is a relatively recent addition to the percussionist's repertoire. It has only been in existence since around the 1930 s (Aldriage 5). This information introduces the question of how did the drumset evolve to its current condition In his book Guide to Vintage Drums, John Ald...
  • Mr Lincoln's Drummer Willie Drum Book
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    Civil War I read a book called Mr. Lincolns Drummer. The author is G. Clifton Wiser. It is a historical fiction story. There are a lot of characters in this book but Willie Johnston was the main character. He was born in Vermont and was in the seventh grade. He was called one of the drummer boys. He was only eleven years old and he played the drum really well. He really wanted to join the Union Army all his life. He was a really skinny boy that weighed 84 pounds. He served on Company D; it had...
  • Walt Whitman War Civil Taps
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    walt whitman A World of Politics Thesis: Walt Whitman was a man who used his thoughts on political issues concerning the Civil War within his writings because of many experiences he had encountered. Whenever ever the term "political writing" comes up, most people would think of Walt Whitman. Walt Whitman was one of the most popular political writers of all times. "Nearly everyone agrees that Walt Whitman is America 's greatest poet" (Unger 331). "Whitman's ideas and attitudes were chiefly those ...
  • Theory Of Constraints Weak Links
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    Background Eastern Financial Florida Credit Union is the largest credit union in South Florida. The last three years have been intensive with rates dipping to there lowest in 40 years. Because of this, 92% of mortgage holders had economic reasons to refinance. Eastern exists to achieve goals to improve member service, work performance and increase profitability; however, certain factors limit their capacity to manage constraints and they needed help. Eastern Weak Links Eastern needed help becaus...
  • Steel Drums Music Drum Caribbean
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    The recording I listened to is called Carnival Favorites. It is Caribbean steel drum music. It is the majority of what people listen to and play in the Caribbean. It can be related to the genre of music known as techno. Usually a basic beat is repeated while a featured instrument such as steel drums plays a melody or song. Caribbean bands are mostly comprised of a drum set player, steel drum player, and a guitar and bass player. Other bands will add in other instruments such as a keyboard, bong...
  • Percussion Drum Drums Played
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    Drums are among the oldest musical instruments. The best known of percussion instruments, they are found throughout the world and in a great variety of shapes and sizes. A drum normally consists of a skin or other membrane, called a head, which is stretched over an enclosed space or over one or both ends of a hollow vessel. Exceptions include the African slit drum, made from a hollowed-out tree trunk, and the Caribbean steel drum, made from a metal barrel. Drums are usually played by the hands o...
  • My First Drum One Drumsticks Snare
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    My First Drum As a kid I always wanted to play the drums. When I was three years old my godmother gave me my first drum. It was a blue plastic rem o drum that I love and I still have. It has white stripes that go vertically and it has two black rem o pin strip drum heads. Drumheads are the surface, which you strike with a drumstick to produce a sound. The drum came with a pair of cheap plastic rem o brand drumsticks. That I hardly use became if I do, I would probably break the drumsticks. One d...
  • Car And Bicycle Brakes
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    Caliper Brakes Effectiveness: good mechanical advantage as it allows the operator to brake with little effort on the hydraulic lever, which needs to be squeezed. Material: Calipers are fixed mount, opposed piston calipers cast from aluminium alloy. Calipers are the hydraulic clamp portion of the disc braking system. Manufactured from either ferrous or non-ferrous materials and bolted firmly to the suspension upright (or knuckle) the caliper holds the pads in place and, through the action hydraul...
  • Instrumental History Of The Drums
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    Instrumental History of the Drums The first instrumental drum was called a timpani or kettledrums. This drums origin is of Eastern origin. Small kettledrums were introduced into Europe as early as the 13 th century. The European kettledrum, which is used in American orchestras also, derives its special sound from the size and shape and diameter of its bowl. This bowl is usually made of copper or fiberglass. Another primary drum is the snare drum. It was developed drop double-skinned drum of med...
  • Snare Drum Bassoon Orchestra Pitch
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    Instruments of the Orchestra Strings: The viola is an important member of the orchestra, but is not often heard by itself. Because it is bigger than the violin, with longer strings, it makes a rich, warm sound that is lower in pitch. In contrast to the viola the violin is the smallest member of the string family. Because its strings are the shortest, it produces the highest sound. The viola is a little heavier, and its shape is slightly different, too. But it is still played on the violist's lef...
  • Native American Sound Instruments
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    'Native American Sound Instruments " Through my own personal experiences and teachings from Native Americans, that have offered to enlighten me, I've gathered that there is a sacred nature rich in spirit and soul to them. The Native American lives religion as a way of life. Children of the tribe grow up in this world of spirituality and learn from example that religion can come as easily as taking a breath every day. This is no attempt to lead into the topic of religion, yet it needs to be known...
  • Tea Party Drum Jeff Instruments
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    I love modern Canadian Music. When my band was starting out years ago I was entranced by a small band from Windsor who had just released their first album. It was Splendor Solis by The Tea Party, a blend of aggressive drums, blues vocals, and an assortment of rhythm instruments such as guitars, a sitar, and a harmonium. Critics at one point disliked Jeff Martin s resemblance to Jim Morrison in both appearance and vocal work. Rock purists voiced their disgust in the use of drum machines. My fathe...
  • Sound Waves Ear Drum Acoustics
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    In this chapter we studied sound waves. In this paper you will read about how the ear works, how acoustics work and how sound waves are used in real life in medicine and music. Some basic characteristics of sound waves. Sound waves are detectable to the human ear when the range is within 20 to 20, 000 Hz. Sound waves are compressional waves also know as longitudinal waves. Sound waves require a medium to travel through. A medium is a substance or state of matter that the waves flow through. All...
  • Persuasive Essay On Taiko Drumming
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    Taiko reflects the spiritual side of Japan in that it combines irregularity with simplicity, suggestion with perishability. There is nothing else that sounds like a Taiko drum yet, the rhythm, which is said to be like a heartbeat, is so simple. It helps one confront their fears and overcome obstacles yet, while doing this it suggests a beauty never seen before and emotions never felt. Taiko, which means "big drum" in japanese, has been apart of the Japanese culture for hundreds of years a...
  • Afro Caribbean Music Drums Drum African
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    If African music is said to have roots in almost all music, then undoubtedly a branch extends directly into the heart of the Caribbean Islands. All the islands have a spice of African influence, but due to length constraints, we " ve chosen to confine our discussion to Afro-Caribbean music in Jamaica and Cuba. History and Musical Cultural Context: Jamaica: From the early 1400's to the middle 1600's Jamaica was island under Spanish control. That was until 1655 when the British took control. After...
  • Konami Drummania 7th Mix Game Review
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    INTRODUCTION The game I have chosen to critically examine is "Drummania 7 th Mix" by Konami. The game is an arcade style music game in which the interface is an electronic drum kit. The user must play the appropriate drums corresponding to what is displayed on the screen. At two dollars a game it is relatively priced. The game is focused around the new phase of music genre games. It involves the use of hand-eye co-ordination and requires a sense of rhythm. The arcade console consists of a Yamah...
  • Beat Of The Drums
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    Drumming is a very old tradition. Throughout pre-Christian history, drumming was used by many cultures as a medium of communication and spirituality. Today, in native culture, drumming continues to play a vital cultural and spiritual role in most native communities. Over the past few years there have been a growing number of women and men who joined in drumming rituals. The drums that are used in native culture vary in style and size and are used in various types of events and ceremonies. Drums...
  • Dear John Wayne Summary
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    Gregory Sullivan 9/20/2003 English 1301, Section 63 Erd rich, Louise. "Dear John Wayne." Rereading America: Cultural Contexts for Critical Thinking and Writing. Ed. Gary Colombo, Robert Cullen, and Bonnie Lisle. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2001. 705-07. "Dear John Wayne" seems to be a poem of cowboys and Indians coexisting together peacefully. The setting is at a drive-in during the harsh heat of August, and instead of smoke being used as a distress signal it is being used to ward off mosqui...
  • Los Angeles Test Testing Machine
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    Scope This test is used to determine the resistance of coarse aggregate to impact in a rotating cylinder containing metallic spheres. This test is known as the Los Angeles Abrasion Test. Sample - Using the Riffle Box obtain a representative sample of the aggregate. -Dirty or coated aggregate shall be washed, dried to constant mass at 110 +/- 5^0 C, and cooled to room temperature before preparing the test specimen. -Separate the aggregate on the required sieve sizes, and prepare the test specimen...