[lit-ideas] Re: tarradiddle

  • From: Paul Stone <pas@xxxxxxxx>
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 24 May 2004 00:28:25 -0400

At 11:46 PM 5/23/04, you wrote:
>Anyone who has ever played a snare drum in a marching band knows that there is
>another, echoic meaning for 'tarradiddle.' Often a tarradiddle is followed 
>by a
>flam (or vice versa).

Sorry RP, that's "PARAdiddle" defined by a continuous RLRRLRLL repetitivie 
stroke.  Different accents make this a very versatile pattern indeed.

resident lit-ideas drum theorist,

Paul Stone
Leamington, ON

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