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  • 4 Cellos And 3 Double Basses
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    An orchestra is an organized body of bowed string instruments, with more than one player to a part, to which may be added wind and percussion instruments. In the Greek theater the term denoted the semi-circular space in front of the stage where the chorus sang and danced; in the Roman theater is was reserved for the Senators's eats, Throughout the years the size and strength of orchestras across the world have varied. In the mid-18th century the orchestra of the Berlin Opera had 12 violins, 4 vi...
  • Bass Drum And A Cymbal
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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 Aldr...
  • History Of The Bass
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    The Bass Guitar In the early stages of the bass guitar the bassist were known to be musically challenged so they played on four strings because they could not play on five or six strings. Leo Fender whose company was just five years old invented the early bass in 1951. The bass which is now one of the most popular instruments has made the bassist some of the most enjoyed people in the world, not only because the music sounds good but because they can hit a good beat, and nice tone. Some of the m...
  • Carl Thompson 4 String Bass Guitar
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    Pioneers Leslie Claypool was born in Richmond, California on 9/29/63. He has lived in El Sobrante, California all his life. When he was about 15 he got his very first bass guitar. The bass that his mother bought him was a Carl Thompson 4-string bass guitar. Carl Thompson is a guitar maker that is renowned for his extravagant looking basses, he is also known for the expensive and unique woods such as walnut or mahogany. Les played bass in his high school band and actually that's how he started pl...
  • Small Single Headed Drums
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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...
  • Instrumental History Of The Drum
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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 13th 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 medie...
  • 2 Guitars
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    Come As You Are This is a very simple song, and this should get you started. I'm not sure about the chords during the chorus, but this riff is paly ed during most of the verses. 0 -- -0 2 2 -- 0-0-1-2 -- -2 -- -2-2-1-0 -- -0-0 -- -Come as you are On Nevermind and Unplugged in NY Written by Kurt cobain and Nirvana After seeing how much all the other tabs on this file SUCK or are incomplete makes me ing mad! So I posted the 2nd best version only to what Cobain, Novoselic, and Grohl wrote. I have t...

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