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Do you have any idea about Body percussion ?

Asked by joyesh chakraborty, 26 Nov '08 04:41 pm
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Percussion instruments produce their sound when a player hits, scrapes, rubs or shakes them to produce vibrations. These techniques can also be applied to the human body. The body also presents several unique possibilities including the use of inhaled or exhaled air and vocal sounds. Traditionally the four main body percussion sounds (in order from lowest pitch to highest in pitch) are: Stomp: Stamping the feet against the floor or a resonant surface. Patsch: patting either the left, right or both thighs with hands Clapping hands together Click: clicking with the thumb and middle fingers However, there are numerous other possibilities include: hitting the chest, whistling, slapping or flicking the cheeks with an open mouth, clicking with the tongue against the roof of the mouth, grunting and hitting the buttocks.[2] Variations of sound are possible through changing the playing technique. For example, clapping the hands in various positions will affect factors such as p ...more
Answered by jameel ahmed, 26 Nov '08 04:52 pm

 
  
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Body Percussion is the art of creating percussive sounds using body movements and body parts exclusively. As an artform, it is very old. Probably the first expressions of music and dance were created on the body. Body percussion may be performed on its own or as an accompaniment to song. The folk traditions of many countries include the use of body percussion. Examples of these include Indonesian Saman; Ethiopian armpit music; Flamenco Pamas; and from the USA, the Hambone. Start with the head - bounce hand up and down and say "BOING, BOING" Then add one sound each time, keeping the same order beginning again each time from the start. Push finger onto nose and say "Honk, Honk" Pull one ear lobe then the other and say "Ding, Dong" Clap hands and say "Clap, Clap" Tap knees and say "Tap, Tap" Stamp feet and say "Stamp, Stamp" If you are standing up - you can wiggle your bottom and say " ...more
Answered by iqbal ahmed, 26 Nov '08 04:58 pm

 
  
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Answered by sarkarRaj, 26 Nov '08 04:51 pm

 
  
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