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Percussion instruments come in all shapes and sizes. From the tubular bells to the timpani to the drum kit, Seb Rochford and David Hockings take you on a tour of their instruments.
Find out how marimbas are made and how they produce their sound. David Hockings talks all about the instrument and demonstrates how it’s played
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Seb Rochford describes how a drummer takes a riff and then plays with it, adding twists and turns...
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Seb Rochford underlines the importance of keeping your ears wide open
David Hockings takes a look at percussion from around the world
Find out about the different ways of playing the congas
Find out more about the glockenspiel, the ways in which it can be played and the different sounds it can produce
Find out what they're made of, how they're played and the kinds of music they appear in, with the help of David Hockings.
A look at how the cymbals travelled to Western classical music from their Eastern beginnings. David Hockings demonstrates the various ways they can be played.
Introducing a variety of percussion instruments. From the drumkit to the xylophone to the udu, different percussionist demonstrate and explain how they are played.
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From learning the drums with the Salvation Army to playing percussionist with top orchestras, David Hockings talks about his career.
Seb Rochford talks about starting out, creating a personal style and demonstrates some basic techniques
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