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!
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.
The first place winner of the 1989 Percussive Arts Society Composition Contest. This five movement work is of international contest and recital quality.
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
Rick Dior is a musical chameleon. Through his vast experience with rudimental, orchestral, world music, and drum set styles, Broad Strokes is the quintessential collection of snare drum studies
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
This book contains the 40 Percussive Arts Society rudiments with corresponding solos. Also included are 5 graduated solos utilizing all the rudiments. The book comes with 2 CD's that include the
Named for two Dutch points of significance, Drachten-Elisabeth is a new rudimental solo by powerhouse snare drummer John Mark Reilly. With history at its roots, this is a hybrid solo using a traditional
This challenging Etude provides a unique approach to practicing the standard classical snare drum repertoire. More than thirty works are referenced in the Etude, and there are often multiple quotations of
A rudimental contest solo for unaccompanied snare drum.
Eight snare drum solos ranging from intermediate to advanced levels. A fine choice for festival and auditions.
Here is a flam-oriented medium-level rudimental solo with opportunities for visuals. Sure to impress in a recital or contest!
Ready to drum it old-school? Here is a pure rudimental snare drum solo filled to the rim with flam-taps, ratamacues, flamacues, and just about every version of the paradiddle that fits the style.
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