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All 26 of the Standard American Drum Rudiments, their variations and a number of compound rudiments are used here to establish the countless possibilities which present themselves within the bounds of the
All the fun and excitement of this famous work. Two mallets, xylophone or marimba, piano accompaniment.
Eight snare drum solos ranging from intermediate to advanced levels. A fine choice for festival and auditions.
These etudes focus on the following five issues on the timpani: Sound Quality, Articulation (and evenness between the hands), Rolls, Intonation, Rhythm and Time.
Mehteran, for solo timpani, explores the history of the Janissary Corps. The Janissaries were infantry soldiers of the Ottoman Empire. Their music is considered to be the oldest form of military
Elemental Dances was composed as a way of exploring the practicality of literature utilizing five timpani as a solo instrument. The intense three-movement work is based on several segments of
Mjolner is a concerto for timpani accompanied by either piano or wind ensemble. The music loosely follows the Norse mythology surrounded Thor, God of Thunder, and his hammer, Mjolner. The piece is
These miniatures present various genres for the vibraphone. The prelude has an ethereal character and features an alternation of passages with bows and mallets. The canon that follows is in stark contrast
The pieces in this collection encompass the major keys of Western music. They are written for four-pedal timpani and may be performed individually or in any combination. A terrific and diverse set of
Sonata No. 1 is a challenging four-movement work modeled after the violin sonatas and cello suites of J.S. Bach.
Attaching such objects as tambourine jingles, guitar string, coins, aluminum packets filled with rice, and rubber erasers, Von Hansen has created a unique work for solo vibraphone, extending the sonic
Entangled States is a concertino for multi-percussion soloist and small ensemble. Each percussionist has instruments of a single family - metal, wood, or membrane - while the soloist has a mix of
...?! is a work for solo snare drum and marimba ostinato. The title, pronounced as a confused gasp, is an onomatopoeia for the five-beat theme presented by the snare drum following the loud
Focusing on developing a true legato timpani stroke, exploring various stroke types for weighted accents, and exploring different sound capabilities of the instrument, Treading Lightly serves as a
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