BA-DA-BOOM, a women’s thing

Sheet music cover illustrated by P. Telemann
‘Regina’, a march by Ernst Urbach, published by Otto Wrede (Berlin, 1921) and illustrated by Paul Telemann.

Ba-da-boom.
Bing-bang-boom.
BING-bang-boom.
Tap-tap-tap,
Bang-BANG, BONG.

Sheet music cover by Peter Dde Greef (partion de musique illustrée)
‘Mambo Album’, published by Metropolis (Antwerpen, 1956). Illustration by Peter De Greef.

Dzjing!
Tap-tap, Clang, CLANG.
Ticke-dee-tack,
Ticke-dee-tack, BANG.

A short excerpt from Eduarda Henklein Baterista’s Youtube video.

Ba-da-boom, Bang,
Ba-da-boom, Djang,
Da-boom, Da-boom, BOOM.

Sheet Music Cover of drumming ladies illustrated by Bütow.
‘Trocadero Marsch’, by Emil Laukien, published by Baltischer Musikverlag (Szczecin, s.d.). Illustrated by Bütow.

Tinkle-djingle, Djingle.
Djing-djing, Djang.
Djing, Djing  –  DJANG.

Sheet Music Cover, poster by Gesmar (partition musicale illustrée), 1927
‘Les Petits Tambours’, chanson by Vincent Scotto, published by Foucret Fils (Paris, 1927). Illustrated by C. Gesmar.

Bom-bom-bom-bom,
Crack-tack-boom.
Crack, Dum-dum-dum,
BOOM BOOM BOOM.

A 30-second excerpt from Nur Amira Syahira’s 3-minute Drum Solo  on her video channel.

Tat-tat-ta, Tat-tat-ta.
Djee-BOOM,
Djing-djing-djang, BANG.

A Deli Zeitlin illustrated sheet music (partiton musicale, alte noten)
‘Wir schlagen ein’, potpourri by Billy Golwyn, publisher Musikverlag City (Leipzig, 1932), illustrated by Deli Zeitlin.

BING, Bang, Khebang.
Bing-bang, Khebang-BANG.
Ka-BOOM.

A woman banging a drum. (sheet music cover, partition de musique illustrée)
‘Zum 5 Uhr Tee; 5 O’clock Tea’, music album published by Benjamin (Hamburg, s.d.). Illustration signed H f m (illegible monogram).

Bing-Bang-Boom,
BING-BANG-BOOM

Ka-DZJING!

A 3-minute excerpt from Warner Bros. & Vitaphone 1940 film ‘Frances Caroll & The Coquettes‘ with drummer Viola Smith (9 minutes).

 All sheet music illustrations from Images Musicales.

3 thoughts on “BA-DA-BOOM, a women’s thing”

  1. Ook deze Gentse dame, Dulle Griet, doet haar duit in het zakje !
    Dit is een spotprent naar aanleiding van de Gentse nijverheidstentoonstelling in 1920, Dulle Griet schiet de prijzen in het rond. (Vandaag gezien op de mooie Willem I tentoonstelling in het STAM).

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