The bass drum
A bass drum
The bass drum as the snare is a major component of the battery. It is also used independently in bands and orchestras in the classical (music from the baroque ). Its origin seems to be lost in the first age of mankind.
It currently comprises a cylindrical, two skins (typing and resonance) and its acastillage.
The diameter of the drum may vary between 18 inches and 26 inches for a kick drum and between 26 and 40 large crates of harmony . The bass drum is played by hand (with a mallet called stork) and the foot, with a pedal, since 1882, thanks to Roger Ludwig. In some styles of music, you can use double bass drum pedal, that fires with two feet, which can strike twice as fast. Another style pedal can hit twice as fast with one foot.
The bass drum has the lowest audio frequency of the battery. It serves primarily to give a dynamic marking the highlights ( rock ) or as rhythmic accompaniment of bass and melody ( jazz ). Some batteries have two bass drums.
Harmony is the deliberate use of frequencies simultaneously, with a view to provide relief and depth to the song or instrumental performance : she represents the aspect vertical music, while the melody is the aspect horizontal.
During the late 1960s and early 1970s, rock developed a number of sub-genres. It was blended with folk music, (which gave the folk rock), with the blues (blues rock) and jazz (jazz-rock fusion).
In the 1970s, rock was influenced by soul, funk, and Latin music. Also during the 1970s, rock developed many sub-genres like soft rock, glam rock, heavy metal, hard rock, progressive rock, and punk rock.
Among the sub-genres of rock that emerged during the 1980s there is the new wave, hardcore punk and alternative rock.
During the 1990s, the new sub-genres include rock grunge and Britpop, indie rock, and nu metal.
A group of musicians specializing in rock is called a rock band. Most rock bands are composed of an electric guitarist, a lead singer, a bassist and a drummer, forming a quartet. Some groups omit one or more of these roles include a singer or playing an instrument, even as he sings, forming a trio or duo; others include additional musicians such as one or two rhythm guitarist or a keyboardist. Less commonly, groups also utilize stringed instruments like violins or cellos, wind instruments like a saxophone, brass or instruments such as trumpets or trombones.
More recently, the term rock was used as a generic term including forms like pop music, soul and even hip hop, with whom he is often opposed. [One] The Rock has become a "philosophy "with its cultural dominance, film comics through fashionable clothing.