Rocky Maffit - Rhythm & Beauty: The Art of Percussion

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"Rhythm and Beauty: The Art of Percussion" is a stunning, 136 page coffee-table book presenting a vast array of percussion instruments. There are 4 main sections to the book: 
Tonal Percussion focusing on melodically tuned percussion instruments such as gongs, mbira, balaphon, pan, gamelan, berimbau, bells and temple bowls.
Drums including talking drums, slit drums, tabla, American Indian drums, djembe, conga, bongos, doumbek, frame drums and taiko.
Shakers, Rattles featuring the rainstick, rhythm sticks, bullroarer, sistrum, and Noise Makers, ankle rattles, maracas and other shakers and frattoir (or "scrub board").
Beyond Tradition covering a host of modern and experimental instruments such as ocean drum, udu, waterphone, wave drum and sound sculptures. 

Photographs by Chris Brown. Foreword by Evelyn Glennie

Size: 27 x 27 cm, Paperback 136 Pages

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"Rhythm and Beauty: The Art of Percussion" is a stunning, 136 page coffee-table book presenting a vast array of percussion instruments. There are 4 main sections to the book: 

Tonal Percussion focusing on melodically tuned percussion instruments such as gongs, mbira, balaphon, pan, gamelan, berimbau, bells and temple bowls.

Drums including talking drums, slit drums, tabla, American Indian drums, djembe, conga, bongos, doumbek, frame drums and taiko.

Shakers, Rattles featuring the rainstick, rhythm sticks, bullroarer, sistrum, and Noise Makers, ankle rattles, maracas and other shakers and frattoir (or "scrub board").

Beyond Tradition covering a host of modern and experimental instruments such as ocean drum, udu, waterphone, wave drum and sound sculptures. 

Photographs by Chris Brown

Foreword by Evelyn Glennie

Size: 27 x 27 cm, Paperback 136 Pages

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