Double pedal diddle triplet ostinato (RR LL)
Exercise no: 10, page 49 from the book “Speed is of no Concern”
Your legs will get used to the motion of the, actually two triplets, combined to one bass drum ostinato!
Anyhow, it is wise to study all ostinato’s frequently to get a firm basis in your foot work!!
Triplet Bass drum ostinato exercise 1 (no: 10)
Play between each measure one measure of simple time eg:
Use the following hand order when playing the eighth note triplet break in the second measure on the second count!
R L R L (right handed) L R L R (left handed)
Triplet Bass drum ostinato exercise 3
Play all twelve measures in it’s entirety
Note: The exercise starts off with four measures of simple time!