The traditional percussion of Southern Italy is done with frame drums of different sizes, with and without cymbals. During this course you will learn the different techniques and rhythms that are used to accompany traditional dance styles, such as zoals la pizzica pizzica, il ballo sul tamburo, la tarantella calabrese, la tarantella siciliana, etc. Beside the traditional styles we will discover other possibilities, such as mixed techniques that can be of use for solo’s and improvisation.
In this collective course no knowledge of music theory is required. For the first classes, an instrument can be provided by the teacher
Advanced and intermediary students can combine this course with the course Italian Song with Morena Brindisi