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Hammond Organ Complete Dave Limina Part II Exercise 13 Trills, “Sputter” Technique, and Drone Tones

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Use two or three fingers to rapidly repeat a note. I call this “sputter” technique. “Sputter” Technique. and Drone Tones This exercise explores three important organ sounds: Trills. It is common to trill between two notes a minor third apart on the organ. Play the exercise right-hand only at first.EXERCISE 1 3 Trills. It’s like trilling on one note. small weights—and even their noses—to drone a note. They are featured in this exercise. 8 8 then add your left hand.8 8 8 8 7 7 7 7 7 7 6 6 6 6 5 5 5 5 4 4 4 4 Upper B b Preset 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 6 5 4 3 2 1 17 Percussion Leslie Slow 18 On/Normal/Fast/Second 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 6 5 4 3 2 1 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 8 8 8 8 7 7 7 7 6 6 6 6 5 5 5 5 4 4 4 4 Lower B Preset 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 Upper and Lower Manual: Middle C EXERCISE 13 Trills. and Drone Tones 59 . The root and flatted third of a chord and the fifth and seventh degree of a dominant seventh chord are used often. Drone tones. I call this a drone tone. Try to imitate the examples on the CD. Another nice effect is to sustain a pitch while playing a lick along with it. Sputter. Some players use matchbooks stuck between the keys. the fifth finger on your right hand will serve well. “Sputter” Technique. Here.

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