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Two quick notes followed by two slower notes played with single strokes. Many drum instructors describe the Herta as a "single stroke diddle" in that it mimics the sound of a double stroke (diddle) pattern only using single strokes instead. Some also view the Herta as a Drag played with single strokes.
The Herta is one of the more commonly known Hybrid Rudiments.
Usually pronounced Her-ta but also pronounced Hert-sa or Her-sha.
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
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