the main drumline tells the story.
British Raj, 1875. The story starts with a little boy and his father, the Captain, visiting the zoo and seeing a tiger. The rimshot is the young boy's desire to hunt the tiger represented by a, silver pistol.
The high tom represents the guide who spots the tiger and tracks it.
The floor tom represents tiger sightings.
The kick represents the movement of the hunting party.The kick is lower as the hunting party moves through the jungle
The snare is gunfire of 2 types. the D snare is the captain's gun, the E snare is the hunting party's guns.
the guide calls out the tiger
catching a glimpse, the captain fires
The hunting party, not seeing the tiger themselves, fire in the direction the captain fired.
out of ammo and reloading, the captain sees the tiger, huge.
the young boy fires his pistol
the startled tiger flees
the guides follow the trail
the party moves on
early evening the party settles down
the guides speculate where the tiger might have gone
the tiger flashes from the darkness
the captain closest, fires and wounds the tiger
the boy picks up a rifle and shoots the tiger dead