This is a delightful four-movement suite of Baroque dances for intermediate timpani. Dwayne Rice has taken great care to make the timpani as melodic and musical as possible. Perfect for an undergraduate
First place winner in the 2015 PAS Composition Contest, Copper Wired is a powerful work for solo timpani and electronics that was partially inspired by Edgard Varèse's Poem
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 etudes focus on the following five issues on the timpani: Sound Quality, Articulation (and evenness between the hands), Rolls, Intonation, Rhythm and Time.
Thunder requires technical command of the instrument as well as a keen sense of musicality. The inspiration of the work comes directly from the title and is represented by the heavy articulated
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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