Its required skillful pedaling and variety of playing techniques make Canticle a beautiful and interesting melodic work for unaccompanied timpani.
This piece, scored for four timpani and four timbales, was originally accompanied by full orchestra. This version comes with piano accompaniment.
Sections alternate between 4/4 and 6/8 in this lively solo by Steve Riley. Very tonal setup of F-C-D-F.
Featuring four timpani, this challenging work requires rhythmic precision and a flair for the dramatic as the soloist negotiates a series of changing styles and moods.
An unaccompanied, multimovement work with each movement containing a variety of meters and tempos.
Consisting of four contrasting movements, Forms utilizes playing techniques specific to the timpani to create a unique musical experience for the player and audience.
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.
This piece was written expressly for the 1998 Percussive Arts Society Composition Contest in which it was awarded second prize. It is a vehicle for exploring the timpani as a melodic instrument while at the...
Gomez, Alice and Rife, Marilyn. Published by Southern Music Company, San Antonio. Copyright 1990. Gomez has written several marimba works and is a multi-instrumentalist with percussion emphasis. Rife is...
A piece in three movements: Rondo; Espressivo and Straight Eighth Groove. Through the use of pitch changes, Cheadle creates a memorable solo with a melodic base.
Melodic motifs, slick rhythms over clever meter changes, effective dynamic contrasts, and comfortable pedaling make Primal Mood a fantastic addition to a timpanist's solo repertoire. Perfect for...