Cymbals are one of the oldest musical instruments, played by many cultures during their migration across Asia and into the west over the last 3,000 years. Small hand cymbals were used in Hindu music as early as 1500 B.C., and these spread via trade routes into modern-day Turkey, Israel, and Egypt by around 800 B.C.
Every culture keeps its own beat, and there are as many types and styles of drums across the world as there are ways to make music. Here are a few of the instruments you might encounter at a next drum circle.
Drumming and rhуthm mау offer some small comfort tо thоѕе with dementia, early onset dementia and Alzheimer’s disease and their fаmіlіеѕ.
The Paiste story begins at the turn of the century in Russia when Michail Toomas Paiste, a composer and musician, whose father had come from Estonia to serve in the Tsarist Guard, founded a publishing business and music store in St. Petersburg.
Making Music breaks down the anatomy of a drum kit to explain what each part of the setup is for and even the history of how each part came to be.
FitRhythms is designed to appeal to a wide audience, not just aerobics fanatics or serious drummers. “You don’t have to be a great dancer or drummer to enjoy FitRhythms,” says Mattioli. “There are no wrong steps or wrong beats!”
Drumming is more than just music — it’s an engaging activity that is proven to reduce stress, alleviate pain and help keep you mentally active. Research suggests that drumming is particularly beneficial to older adults and can even prolong symptoms of mentally degenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s. This is why more and more senior citizen […]