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As Peter explained, ties are not used in hand percussion. I agree with his suggestion to use the rest because it would be easier to sight-read for most performers. Also, your stem directions need to be adjusted if you're concerned about "correct" stems. Here's what that would look like: Note: StackX does not allow photos in comments, so that is why I posted ...


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Ties are not usually used in percussion notation because they are considered unnecessary, since the player doesn't sustain the tones like wind or string players. There are a few exceptions to this rule, like piano and vibraphone, but generally percussion notation just needs to indicate the beginning the notes. So the second option is the better of those two,...


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One option is a keyboard with timpani sounds. Roland, for example, has some options that sound great and will even play a roll for a held key (not sure about glissandos with the pitch wheel). You could also trigger the keyboard with a drum pad via midi to preserve more of the visual aspect of drumming for a performance if you want. Electronic drums could ...


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