05 Jan

Twelve Drummers Drumming – the 12th day of Christmas

The twelfth and final in an unrelated series of stories, inspired by the 12 days of Christmas; Day 12: Twelve drummers drumming

On the twelfth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me, twelve drummers drumming

Twelve by Hannah Lockhardt

 

Drumsticks, brushes and mallets are available in different weights and sizes. Hickory, Maple and Oak are the most common types of wood used for drumsticks.

A player will often choose whichever stick size feels most comfortable and suits their playing style. Sticks can also be wooden-tipped or have a nylon tip.

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04 Jan

Eleven pipers piping – the 11th day of Christmas

The penultimate, and eleventh in an unrelated series of stories, inspired by the 12 days of Christmas; Day 11: Eleven Pipers Piping

On the eleventh day of Christmas, my true love gave to me, eleven pipers piping

 

My true love has always had pretty decent organisational skills, but even I was surprised just how quickly he’d managed to organise this one.

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