The Mother And The Three Camps - An Analysis by Fred N. Johnson
Fred's manuscript, "The Mother And The Three Camps", can be downloaded in PDF. Here's the introduction:
Provide a brief history of The Three Camps.
Clarify historical, contemporary and modern notation to help some drummers better
understand and enjoy playing this historical beating.
Clarify performance characteristics that have been altered or misunderstood
Provide an instructional document by way of examples and explanations of roll
notation and varying roll velocities transcribed into modern notation.
Invite input to further enhance this piece for continued publication on the
Canadian Associates Drumming Rudimental Excellence (CADRE) website.\4\"
2 Referred to throughout this paper as “The Three Camps”.
3 Songs & Music of the Redcoats 1642–1902, by Lewis Winstock.