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    Thomas Lang: Creative Control
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    Chapter 1: "Singles" - Exercises 1 through 5
    Exercise 1 - Singles

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    Exercise 2 - Groups of 8 / Alternating singles
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    Exercise 3 - Groups of 4 / Alternating singles
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    Exercise 4 - Groups of 3 / Alternating singles





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    Exercise 5 - Combinations! Improvisations using groups of 8, 6, 4, 3, 2, and 1's, i.e. :

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    This transcription is for educational purposes only and matches a DVD available from Hudson Music,
    by Thomas Lang, called Creative Control.
    This transcription is not for sale and is not intended to be used for any commercial purpose. © 2003 Hudson Music LLC

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    Chapter 1: "Singles" - Exercise 6
    Music engraving by Steve Ferraro

    Exercise 6 - Groups of 3 "on the beat"



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    This transcription is for educational purposes only and matches a DVD available from Hudson Music,
    by Thomas Lang, called Creative Control.
    This transcription is not for sale and is not intended to be used for any commercial purpose. © 2003 Hudson Music LLC

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    Chapter 1: "Singles" - Exercise 7
    Music engraving by Steve Ferraro

    Exercise 7 - Groups of 4 "on the beat"



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    This transcription is for educational purposes only and matches a DVD available from Hudson Music,
    by Thomas Lang, called Creative Control.
    This transcription is not for sale and is not intended to be used for any commercial purpose. © 2003 Hudson Music LLC

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    

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    Chapter 1: "Singles" - Exercise 8
    Music engraving by Steve Ferraro

    Exercise 8



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    This transcription is for educational purposes only and matches a DVD available from Hudson Music,
    by Thomas Lang, called Creative Control.
    This transcription is not for sale and is not intended to be used for any commercial purpose. © 2003 Hudson Music LLC

    

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    Chapter 1: "Singles" - Exercises 9 through 12
    Music engraving by Steve Ferraro

    Exercise 9

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    Exercise 10

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    Exercise 11
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    ...then, also change phrasing and meter.
    Exercise 12
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     AND BACK!




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    This transcription is for educational purposes only and matches a DVD available from Hudson Music,
    by Thomas Lang, called Creative Control.
    This transcription is not for sale and is not intended to be used for any commercial purpose. © 2003 Hudson Music LLC

    Thomas Lang: Creative Control
    For more information visit www.sticktrix.com

    Chapter 1: "Singles" - Exercises 14 and 15
    Music engraving by Steve Ferraro

    Exercise 14 - Alternating 3-strokes

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    Kick Pattern

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    Groove

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    Start slow, play unison pattern 3-strokes with hands, then add crashes and groove.

    Exercise 15 - Alternating 5-strokes

    Kick Pattern & Hand Pattern

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    Exercise 15.1 Non-alternating 5-strokes


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    This transcription is for educational purposes only and matches a DVD available from Hudson Music,
    by Thomas Lang, called Creative Control.
    This transcription is not for sale and is not intended to be used for any commercial purpose. © 2003 Hudson Music LLC

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    Thomas Lang: Creative Control
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    Chapter 1: "Singles" - Exercises 16 and 17
    Music engraving by Steve Ferraro

    Exercise 16 - 7-stroke rolls

    Hand Pattern

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    Exercise 17 - 3-stroke groove


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    This transcription is for educational purposes only and matches a DVD available from Hudson Music,
    by Thomas Lang, called Creative Control.
    This transcription is not for sale and is not intended to be used for any commercial purpose. © 2003 Hudson Music LLC

    Thomas Lang: Creative Control
    For more information visit www.sticktrix.com

    Chapter 1: "Singles" - Exercises 18 through 20
    Music engraving by Steve Ferraro

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    Exercise 20 - Alternating shuffle pattern



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    This transcription is for educational purposes only and matches a DVD available from Hudson Music,
    by Thomas Lang, called Creative Control.
    This transcription is not for sale and is not intended to be used for any commercial purpose. © 2003 Hudson Music LLC

    Thomas Lang: Creative Control
    For more information visit www.sticktrix.com

    Chapter 1: "Singles" - Exercises 21 through 23
    Music engraving by Steve Ferraro

    Exercise 21 - Flam taps / Hands & Feet

    Exercise 22 - Flam accents / Hands & Feet











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    Exercise 23 - Flam accent foot ostinato with various hand patterns, starting with flam taps on top!




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    Exercise 23.1 - Flam tap foot ostinato with various hand patterns, starting with flam accents.


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    Chapter 1: "Singles" - Exercise 24
    Music engraving by Steve Ferraro

    Exercise 24 - Overlapping singles/Unison strokes

    Hand pattern (warmup):
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    Foot pattern:

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    Chapter 1: "Singles" - Exercise 24.1
    Music engraving by Steve Ferraro

    Exercise 24.1 - Inverted Foot Pattern



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    Chapter 1: "Singles" - Exercise 25
    Music engraving by Steve Ferraro

    Exercise 25 - Flam tap overlaps

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    Chapter 1: "Singles" - Exercise 26
    Music engraving by Steve Ferraro

    Exercise 26 - Flam tap ostinato - right hand/left foot

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    Chapter 1: "Singles" - Exercise 27
    Music engraving by Steve Ferraro

    Exercise 27 - Left foot ostinato variation

    Play grooves on top of ostinato

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    Chapter 1: "Singles" - Exercise 28
    Music engraving by Steve Ferraro

    Exercise 28 - Right hand/left foot 16th's alternating

    Play grooves on top of ostinato



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    Chapter 1: "Singles" - Exercise 29
    Music engraving by Steve Ferraro

    Exercise 29 - Right hand/left foot 32nd's alternating

    Play grooves on top of ostinato

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    Chapter 1: "Singles" - Exercise 30
    Music engraving by Steve Ferraro

    Exercise 30 - Right hand/left foot 16th-note triplets alternating

    Play grooves on top of ostinato



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    Chapter 2: "Doubles" - Exercises 31 through 33
    Music engraving by Steve Ferraro

    Exercise 31 - Doubles: Left hand "warmup"
    Play 16th-note triplets with left hand and foot hat. Play groove and improvise with right hand.
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    Then, turn around: switch hand and foot, play groove:

    e = 170



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    Exercise 32 - Groups of three 16th notes with groove on top

    q = 115




      

    Play groups of three 16th notes over groove, improvise...

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    Exercise 33 - Left foot shuffle
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    Don't consider foot technique and control to be solely bass drum technique. Foot control means technique to be applied
    on all pedals; 50% and more is hat playing.

    1) Slow: Heel down q = 130
    2) Fast: Heel up
    q = 170
    ...Play super fast, play left foot also on kick, right foot on right hat.

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    Chapter 2: "Doubles" - Exercises 34 through 37
    Music engraving by Steve Ferraro

    Exercise 34 - Unison 3 over 4 foot shuffle

    L.F.

               



                         
    Same kick part, but played as 16th notes, left foot on kick,
    super fast. Accelerate. Heel down:
    q = 120

    Exercise 35 - RLL foot ostinato




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    Same, only unison foot part. Then fill "gaps" with right foot
    on kick + hat. Heel up:q = 135

    (Check hand pattern!)




    3

    q = 170

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    

    Exercise 36 - Doubles between left hand and left foot
    Heel down! Improvise on top. Do rudiments: singles, doubles, flams...
    L.H.

    L.F.

    Variation:
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    Exercise 37 - "Doubles" on 3 hats / left hand / left foot

    L.H.
    L.F.


      







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    Improvise over groove. Play left hand/left foot ostinato. Use 2 hats, splash.
    Next, switch to left foot kick, right foot right hat.

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    Chapter 2: "Doubles" - Exercises 38 and 39
    Music engraving by Steve Ferraro

    Exercise 38 - Double-stroke double-kick grooves

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    Exercise 39 - Double-strokes, various "backbeats"














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    Chapter 2: "Doubles" - Exercises 40 through 42
    Music engraving by Steve Ferraro

    Exercise 40 - Double-strokes in a 16th-note triplet feel
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    Exercise 41 - Double-strokes in a 16th-note triplet feel with right-hand variation

















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    Exercise 42 - Pushing the tempo, 200 - 220 bpm

    q = 200-220













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    Chapter 2: "Doubles" - Exercises 43 through 49
    Doubles: with these exercises you'll be able to develop total freedom and control
    to play accents in double kick drum rolls.

    Music engraving by Steve Ferraro

                                  




     
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    Exercise 43 - Double-stroke rolls with accents var. 1

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     
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    Exercise 44 - Double-stroke rolls with accents var. 2

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    Exercise 45 - Double-stroke rolls with accents var. 3
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    Exercise 46 - Double-stroke rolls with accents var. 4

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    Exercise 47 - Double-stroke rolls with accents var. 5

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    Exercise 49 - Double-stroke rolls with accents var. 7

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    by Thomas Lang, called Creative Control.
    This transcription is not for sale and is not intended to be used for any commercial purpose. © 2003 Hudson Music LLC

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    Chapter 3: "Combinations" - Exercise 50
    Music engraving by Steve Ferraro

    Exercise 50

    q = 110 (slow)

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    A very simple pattern, play shuffle on top (with left hand lead).







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    Now play as 16th's. Now the pattern is taking shape. Also left lead!

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    I'll be doing this with a few very simple patterns. Remeber to always combine everything with everything! Switch
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    Chapter 3: "Combinations" - Exercise 51
    Music engraving by Steve Ferraro

    Exercise 51

    Foot ostinatos

    Hand ostinatos

    q = 115

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    by Thomas Lang, called Creative Control.
    This transcription is not for sale and is not intended to be used for any commercial purpose. © 2003 Hudson Music LLC

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    Chapter 4: "M.P.O.'s" - Exercises 52 through 57
    Exercise 52 - 6/16 M.P.O cycle



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    Exercise 54 - 10/16 M.P.O cycle

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    Music engraving by Steve Ferraro

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    Exercise 57 - 16th- and 32nd-note combo

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    by Thomas Lang, called Creative Control.

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    This transcription is not for sale and is not intended to be used for any commercial purpose. © 2003 Hudson Music LLC

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    Chapter 4: "M.P.O.'s" - Exercises 58 through 60
    Music engraving by Steve Ferraro

    Exercise 58 - Flam accent M.P.O.

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    Exercise 59 Flam accent M.P.O. variation

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    Improvise various patterns: 3's, 6's, 5's, 10's, 7's, double paradiddles, 5-stroke bursts. Also: change hand pattern (off-beat
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    by Thomas Lang, called Creative Control.
    This transcription is not for sale and is not intended to be used for any commercial purpose. © 2003 Hudson Music LLC

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    Chapter 4: "M.P.O.'s" - Exercises 61 and 62
    Music engraving by Steve Ferraro

    Exercise 61 - Improvise 16th-note M.P.O.





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    by Thomas Lang, called Creative Control.
    This transcription is not for sale and is not intended to be used for any commercial purpose. © 2003 Hudson Music LLC

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    Chapter 5: "Movement & Mechanics" - Exercises 63 through 69
    Music engraving by Steve Ferraro

    Exercise 63 - Triplet mechanics Accents on same crash

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    Exercises 65 through 69 are are all variations of this triplet pattern, orchestrated using different instruments
    and different sides of the kit.

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    by Thomas Lang, called Creative Control.
    This transcription is not for sale and is not intended to be used for any commercial purpose. © 2003 Hudson Music LLC

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    Chapter 5: "Movement & Mechanics" - Exercises 70 through 72
    Exercise 70

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    Music engraving by Steve Ferraro

    Play repetitive phrases, string them together! Do not play random patterns,
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    This transcription is not for sale and is not intended to be used for any commercial purpose. © 2003 Hudson Music LLC

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    Chapter 5: "Movement & Mechanics" - Exercise 73
    Music engraving by Steve Ferraro



    left snare
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    Exercise 73 - Part I

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    by Thomas Lang, called Creative Control.
    This transcription is not for sale and is not intended to be used for any commercial purpose. © 2003 Hudson Music LLC

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    Chapter 5: "Movement & Mechanics" - Exercises 74 through 76
    Music engraving by Steve Ferraro

    Exercise 74 - Flam taps





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    Exercise 76 - Flam accents




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    Chapter 5: "Movement & Mechanics" - Exercise 77
    Music engraving by Steve Ferraro

    Exercise 77 - Paradiddle orchestration




     





    Play string/cycle of 4 bars or 8 bars. Play kick drum with crash cymbals.



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    
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    Chapter 6: "twin FX" - Exercise 78
    Music engraving by Steve Ferraro

    Exercise 78 - Straight 16th's



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    Chapter 6: "twin FX" - Exercise 79
    Music engraving by Steve Ferraro

    Exercise 79 - 16th-note triplets
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    Chapter 6: "twin FX" - Exercise 80
    Music engraving by Steve Ferraro

    Exercise 80 - 32nd notes



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    Chapter 6: "twin FX" - Exercise 81
    Music engraving by Steve Ferraro

    Exercise 81

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    Chapter 6: "twin FX" - Exercise 82
    Music engraving by Steve Ferraro

    Exercise 82 - 10/16 kick drum pattern



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    

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    Chapter 6: "twin FX" - Exercises 83 through 88

    Linear Patterns:
    Exercise 83 - Singles 1 + 1

    Music engraving by Steve Ferraro

    Exercise 84 - Singles 1 + 2

    ( No heel )

                                    
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    Exercise 84.1 - Singles 2 + 2 "Quads"

    Exercise 85 - Singles 3 + 3

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    Exercise 86 - Singles 4 + 4

    Exercise 87 - Singles 6 + 6



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    Exercise 88 - Singles 8 + 8



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    Chapter 6: "twin FX" - Exercise 89
    Music engraving by Steve Ferraro

    Exercise 89 - Flam + 5-stroke ostinato

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    

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    Chapter 6: "twin FX" - Exercise 90

    Exercise 90

    Bars 1 - 8



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    Music engraving by Steve Ferraro









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    T

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    Chapter 6: "twin FX" - Exercise 91
    Music engraving by Steve Ferraro

    Exercise 91



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    Chapter 6: "twin FX" - Exercise 92
    Music engraving by Steve Ferraro

    Exercise 92



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    3

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    Chapter 6: "twin FX" - Exercise 93
    Music engraving by Steve Ferraro

    Exercise 93 - 5-stroke + 16th



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    Chapter 6: "twin FX" - Exercise 94
    Music engraving by Steve Ferraro

    Exercise 94



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