Learning the Handpan: Lesson 7 / Percussive Slaps by NovaPans Handpans
Notice how we left some spaces open on the musical staves? Well that’s because they’ll be used for percussive slaps / taks / taps / clicks or whatever else people are calling them. What’s important is you know that a percussive “hit” is when you tap the flat part of your finger on the empty space of the handpan found anywhere between two or more notes.
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Notice how we left some spaces open on the musical staves? Well that's because they'll be used for percussive slaps / taks / taps / clicks or whatever else people are calling them. What's important is you know that a percussive "hit" is when you tap the flat part of your finger on the empty space of the handpan found anywhere between two or more notes.
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An Introduction to Sheet Music for the Handpan
Lesson 0.1 / The Touch Technique
Lesson 0.2 / The Handpan Scale
Lesson 1 / Simplified Handpan Notation (Sheet Music for the Handpan)
Lesson 2 / Quaver (Half-Beat) Rhythms
Lesson 3 / Dynamics
Lesson 4 / Accents
Lesson 5 / Semiquaver (1/4 Beat) Rhythms
Lesson 6 / Harmonics & Pitch Pends
Lesson 7 / Percussive Slaps
Lesson 8 / Walking the Hands
Lesson 9 / Chords
Lesson 10 / Triplet Rhythms
Lesson 11 / Ghost Notes
Lesson 12 / Rewriting the Ding
Lesson 13 / Dotted Rhythms
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