Over the past 3+ years, Baksana directors Danielle Elizabeth and Paul Evansmith have been developing a language of written notation that can be used to accurately record finger cymbal patterns and compositions within the context of classic western music notation. Inspired by general percussion notation, we have assigned specific symbols to denote the various tones we use while playing, and on which hand we play them, while incorporating other preexisting formal notation vocabulary such as time signatures, tempo, volume etc. The book we have published is 100% hand made by us! Formatted, assembled and printed on 100% recycled paper by Paul himself. We hope you’ll enjoy learning and incorporating this new system into your dance/music creativity.
Videos of warm-ups and other cymbal related goodies coming soon!!!