Its required skillful pedaling and variety of playing techniques make Canticle a beautiful and interesting melodic work for unaccompanied timpani.
Four Pieces for Timpani is a staple in standard timpani repertoire. The pieces are strong enough to be played individually yet contrast enough to be played as a suite.
A work for medium-advanced timpanist in three movements. The first is primal and rhythmic; the second is soft, lyrical, and filled with rolls; the third is march-like and melodic.
Featuring a variety of meters and styles, this contemporary contest piece is not a conventional suite since there are no distinct breaks between sections. Requires four timpani.
The opening movement of this recital opus has the soloist playing four timpani and piano. A setup diagram and explicit instructions are provided. The overall results are stunning.
Sixteenth-note triplets in a variety of increasingly complex rhythmic combinations are the hallmark of this highly articulated solo for advanced performers.
This is an unaccompanied work for advanced timpanist based on a twelve-tone row. Each variation utilizes four notes from the original row creating sets unto themselves. Compositional techniques such as...