Why Drumming Kills a Bardic Circle

Matthew R. Popalisky mpopali at comp.uark.edu
Sat Dec 14 08:20:55 PST 1996

On Fri, 13 Dec 1996, Vicki Marsh wrote:

> Britta the Red wrote:
> >I would be honored to ever have the chance to learn drumming skills from
> >you. Please encourage any and all classes.
> The Barony of Elfsea has put in a bid for a Kingdom Dance Symposium next
> summer.  I would love to teach a class there, and invite others to do the same.
> If you can, practice with some of the music that the dancers have.  It
> really helps.  Also, see if there is a local Middle Eastern dance group or
> teacher around in your area.  They often teach privately.
> Thank you for trying to be a considerate drummer.

And if you really love us, you'll buy a metrenome and work with it.
Electric metrenomes (sp?) are really cheap now.  The dancers will love
you, the drummers will love you, and I, who by habit subdivide every beat
I hear, will bless you!

Obnoxious music teacher mode over,


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