Doumbek Tech and Rhythms For Arabic Percussion Bellydance and Drum

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Learn to play doumbek (dumbek, darbuka) with New York's most beloved Arabic percussionist, the master instructor, the one and only Amir Naoum! If you are a dancer, Amir Naoum's clear introduction to the most popular bellydance rhythms and their subtle variations will help you learn to recognize the rhythms, even in their most sophisticated forms.If you are a beginning drummer, this DVD will serve as a very accessible, friendly and solid introduction to the art of Middle Eastern percussion.This program is a beginner-level doumbek instructional course with a lot of beyond-the-basics information and spectacular demonstrations of Middle Eastern drumming and dance rhythms. Syllabic notation is displayed onscreen, progressively changing in real time as the instructor plays the rhythms and exercises. Extensive chapter selection menus with individual access to each rhythm, exercise, type of sound, etc.Basic technique, Types of doumbeks, 9 Exercises, PracticeRHYTHMS Malfouf 2/4 basic, "filled," variations; Ayoub 2/4 basic Ayoub, variations, syncopated Ayoub; Maksoum 4/4 old-fashioned Maksoum; Arabic Maksoum 1, Arabic Maksoum 2, variations; Baladi 4/4 old-fashioned Baladi; Arabic style Baladi 1 & 2, Arabic baladis with slap and pop variations; Saiidi 4/4 Saiidi 1 (old-fashioned) with variations, Saiidi 2 ("City Saiidi," modern) and 6 "City Saiidi" variations; Soumbati 4/4 1, 2 and 3 ("Bambi"); Masmoudi 8/4 basic masmoudi, ways to fill it; 4 variations; Ciftitelli 8/4 basic, ways to fill it, variation with pops;System Requirements:Run Time: 60 minutesFormat: DVD MOVIE


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SKU 203368865
UPC 188883000147
UPC 14 00188883000147
Format DVD
Release Date 1/30/2007
Music Instruction
Editors Note
Note Experienced performer Amir Naoum shares his profound understanding of doumbek techniques and Arabic rhythms on this engaging and accessible program. Belly dancers will learn to find and move to the beat of even the most complex Arabic songs, while beginning drummers will learn the basics of Middle Eastern percussion and receive valuable professional advice.
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Amir Naoum - Instructor
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Original Release Date 2006
Catalog ID 30124
UPC 00188883000147
Number of Discs 1
Color Color
Original Language English
Available Audio Tracks English
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