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
Here's a classic! This popular rudimental snare drum solo is on just about every recommended music list there is, and for good reason! A true rite passage for all snare drummers!
A snare drum solo for competition or recital. A study in odd meter and accents the solo’s last section in 7/8 is a real challenge. Accent This! will work on a modern field drum or on a
Here is a collection of 25 etudes that can serve equally as well for study, contest, audition or performance. It could be used effectively as a stand-alone advanced method or be utilized in
Africa Hot by John Wooton is one of the most famous corps-style snare drum solos ever written. It is extremely advanced requiring corps-level finger dexterity and showmanship. Get
This grade 6 solo highlights many contemporary rudimentary techniques, including a technique called pyramid backsticking made famous by the Blue Devils Drum Corps.
Stretched, warped, distorted, de-tuned, and mangled. Such was the fate of the recordings composer Pat Jacobs made using only a snare drum in order to create the fresh and energetic soundscape that
The first place winner of the 1989 Percussive Arts Society Composition Contest. This five movement work is of international contest and recital quality.
This contemporary snare drum solo features various roll styles, mixed meters as well as use of a wide variety of dynamics and special snare drum sounds.
Aptitude melds contemporary and rudimental styles into an exciting collection of musical expressions. These creative works are complemented with an energetic CD accompaniment to create a new genre
This fantastic new addition to the rudimental literature for snare drum offers traditional-style rudimental solos presented in not-so traditional ways. These solos are fun to play, and are sure to challenge
A blue book is a booklet used by college students to answer test questions or write essays. The Blue Book is designed to provide music suitable for contest, audition, technique development, and
The Canvas Series is a unique collection of snare drum solos where the subject of each solo is a famous painter of the 20th century. In his own creative way, McLaughlin uses the snare drum as a
Unaccompanied snare drum solo perfect for contest.
Seven innovative rudimental snare drum solos composed in the drum corps style. These musical contest solos include a number of visual effects as well as the
Here is a 5/8 chop buster! It displays the player's ability to handle odd meter syncopation, tuplets crossing the beat, and passages that call for advanced finger dexterity. Well written, and sure to
Jesse Sieff's Chopstakovich provides the performer with a great opportunity to display both technical prowess and musicality on the marching snare drum. It is designed to be played to a recording
Concert Suite is an accessible five movement work for the concert hall. Each movement retains a unique character calling for a variety of contemporary techniques including edge-to-center