Left Hand Accents In A Standard Paradiddle

A lesson on accenting left hand strokes in a paradiddles.

In this lesson you will be placing accents on left hands in a standard paradiddle. The same idea has been applied in other rudiments but the paradiddle is a little different as the order the hands play in alternates on each beat of the bar. When working through the patterns below, make sure any accents that fall on a left hand are played at the same volume as those on a left hand.


Exercise 1

Accenting left hands in a paradiddle


Exercise 2

Accenting left hands in a paradiddle


Exercise 3

Accenting left hands in a paradiddle


Exercise 4

Accenting left hands in a paradiddle


Exercise 5

Accenting left hands in a paradiddle


Exercise 6

Accenting left hands in a paradiddle


Exercise 7

Accenting left hands in a paradiddle


Exercise 8

Accenting left hands in a paradiddle


Exercise 9

Accenting left hands in a paradiddle


TASKS

  • Place accents in various other places.
  • Add feet into the exercises above.
  • Orchestrate the exercises above.
  • Add accents to other rudiments.