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Definition and background:

A term that refers to the movement of a drumstick after its initial stroke on the head of a drum. A bounce is the involuntary stroke or strokes of the drumstick that are a result of " bouncing " on the head of the drum. A experienced musician can control the number of bounces a drumstick will produce with each stroke.

For more information on the music term "Bounce" check out these other resources:

Wikipedia - Glossary of Musical Terminology

Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary

ORB -- Medieval Music Glossary

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 1-9

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