Roll over, MacCrimmon

Published: September 30, 2010
Roll over, MacCrimmon Published: September 30, 2010

As Meaghan Proudfoot discovers, Faye Henderson is just your typical-but-with-a-Gold-Medal Scottish teen since her historic success at the 2010 Argyllshire Gathering.

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Tenor drummers: When composing rhythmical passages in a tenor drum score, don’t just think about replicating the accented phrases within the snare score, but give equal consideration towhat is happening in the melody. Question your composition. For example, if a triplet occurs in the snare score,check if that triplet exists in the melody. If not,ask yourself if there is any value to that triplet being incorporated into the tenor score. That’s just a short example, but applying that principle is a small step towards improving ensemble.
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