Bookshelf

Schick-Percussionist's Art (w/CD)

The Percussionists Art: Same Bed, Different Dreams is a book about solo percussion music. Not long ago the very notion of a percussion soloist would have seemed ludi... 

Bonfoey-Percussion Repair and Maintenance

Percussion Repair and Maintenance is THE performer's technical manual on repair and maintenance of all standard percussion equipment. Written by Mark Bonfoey, it contai... 

Press-Mallet Repair

"Mallet Repair" is an in depth account of how to recover worn timpani or yarn mallets. Included are descriptions of materials needed, clear illustrations, and clear, simple in... 

Saleh-Percussionist's Handbook, A

Peter Saleh's A Percussionist Handbook is not a method book, but a hands-on, no-nonsense, practical resource for teachers and performers serious about their craft. This... 

Chenoweth-Marimbas of Guatemala

The Marimbas of Guatemala is an analytical study of the history of the Guatemalan marimba. Vida Chenoweth has compiled information on the origins and cultural significance of ... 

Beck-Encyclopedia of Percussion (2nd Edition)

"Encyclopedia of Percussion" is a comprehensive guide to all things percussive. John Beck offers in depth descriptions as well as historical background on a wide range of top... 

Harrison-Music Primer

An intuiging and beatiful look into the musical perspective of Lou Harrison. A compilation of musical ideas concieved throghout Harrison's 85 year musical career. 

Kite-Keiko Abe: A Virtuosic Life (book w/CD)

Keiko Abe transformed the marimba into today's five-octave solo instrument and full-fledged member of classical ensembles. Prior to Abe, the marimba was viewed somewhat disdai... 

Cirone/Sinai-Logic Of It All

This timeless treatise on the professional secrets of percussion performance, written by two of America's most outstanding orchestral percussionists, provides the kind of info... 

Wyre-Touched by Sound: A Drummer's Journey

"The music of the drum can inspire and direct our actions. Wandering through life, motivated by our natural curiosity and inspired by the creative responses to the challenges ... 

Schweizer-Timpani Tone and the Interpretation of Baroque and Classical Music

Timpani Tone and the Interpretation of Baroque and Classical Music by Steven L. Schweizer explores the nature, production, and evolution of timpani tone and provides in... 

Lang/Dowd/Cirone-Percussion Master Class on Works by Carter, Milhaud and Stravinsky

This latest work in the Meredith Music Publications Master Class Series presents a comprehensive, interpretive analysis and performance guide of three legendary compositions f... 

Cirone-On Musical Interpretation in Percussion Performance

This one-of-a-kind exploration of interpretation by Anthony Cirone called On Musical Interpretation in Percussion Performance includes excerpts from 14 major works for ... 

Adato/Judy-Percussion Instruments of the World

Percussion Instruments of the World , compiled by Joseph Adato and George Judy presents a comprehensive listing of percussion instruments from antiquity to present. The... 

Bowles: The Timpani A History in Pictures and Documents

NOW WITH SUPPLEMENTAL TEXT! Supplement inlcudes over 100 pages of additional photos and documents. Edmund Bowles' The Timpani: A History in Pictures and Documents re... 

Moore-Acoustics of Bar Percussion

A 160 page book containing acoustical descriptions of the marimba, xylophone, vibraphone, and orchestra bells; documentation of research work on partial structure of b... 

Skoog/Guerra-Bata Drumming: The Instruments, The Rhythms, and the People Who Play Them - The Oru Seco

Bata Drumming: The Instruments, the Rhythms, and the People Who Play Them - The Oru Seco by Don Skoog and Alejandro Carvajal Guerra is the most comprehens... 

Petrella-Musician's Toolbox, The

The Musician's Toolbox is full of practical ideas to help you succeed in the classroom as well as in life. Written by Diane and Nick Petrella. 

Beck-Percussion Matters

Percussion Matters by John H. Beck recounts his fifty seven year long engagement with the Eastman School of Music as student, teacher, and performer. Beck's narrative chronicl... 

Falzerano-Billy Gladstone

Admired by colleagues and the public alike, Billy Gladstone was the featured percussionist at New York's Radio City Music Hall for 18 years after its opening in 1932. He was a...