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Crescendo & Decrescendo

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Learn How To Play Crescendo & Decrescendo

In this lesson, you'll learn how to use crescendos and decrescendos within the context of playing drum beats, fills, or even solo patterns. These technical terms represent changes in the dynamic volume of a musical part over a specified time. Watch the included video lesson for a complete overview.

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Once you have a clear understanding of both crescendos and decrescendos, you can move on to the next dynamic drumming lesson. It explains how to open and close the hi-hats within a drum beat.

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