Percussion Reference Books

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... 

Cook-George Way's Little Black Book

A brief biography of George Way, followed by a reproduction of his vendor directory; personal notes from George to himself about where he got brass, felt, etc. Specifications ... 

Feldstein-Complete Cymbal Guide for Drumset

"The Complete Cymbal Guide" offers a look into the history of cymbals and their uses in the drumset world. Sandy Feldstein offers descriptions of most commonly used cymbals ... 

Girsberger-Percussion Assignments for Band and Wind Ens. vol. 1

This one-of-a-kind publication provides guidelines on percussion player and instrument requirements for over 2,000 concert band and wind ensemble works. It contains helpful in... 

Benson-And My Daddy Will Play the Drums (Limericks for Friends of Drummers)

A unique collection of limericks for and about drums and drummers by one of America's most creative composer/percussionists-Warren Benson. If you're a drummer or like the drum... 

Dupin-Les Baguettes de Timbales (French Text)

Instruction manual for the assembly of timpani mallets. (French text) 

Pinksterboer-The Cymbal Book

The Cymbal Book is the first book of its kind. It details the 5000-year history and development of these fascinating instruments. Based on visits to all the major cymbal manuf... 

Mason-How to Make Drums, Tom-toms & Rattles

Making your own primitive instruments from simple materials such as coffee cans and flower pots. Includes 121 figures. 

Reed/Leach-Scoring for Percussion (2010 ed. w/CD-ROM)

Scoring for Percussion by H. Owen Reed & Joel Leach with Deanna Hudgins is a complete manual including availability, ranges, transpositions, techniques, beaters and sta... 

Ludwig-Making of a Drum Company

The Autobiography of William F. Ludwig II . His whole story in his own words, from childhood recollections through teen years as a rudimental drum champion, wartime service, a... 

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... 

Filz-Rhythm Coach: Level One (CD)

Rhythm Coach is a rhythmic guide for instrumentalists, vocalists and dancers. Richard Filz stresses the importance of vocalization in reproducing accurate rhythms. 

Girsberger-Percussion Assignments for Band and Wind Ens. vol. 2

This one-of-a-kind publication provides guidelines on percussion player and instrument requirements for over 2,000 concert band and wind ensemble works. It contains helpful in... 

Ludwig-Ludwig Drummer vol. 1 April 1926 to Spring 1948

Look back into the past with this anthology of "Ludwig Drummer". It features reprodductions of the publication from 1926-1948. Contains Ludwig advertisments as well as feature... 

Spagnardi-Great Jazz Drummers, The

The Great Jazz Drummers is an excellent reference for any drummer or jazz enthusiast. It features biographies and photos of 62 influential drummers, as well as a CD featuring ... 

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... 

Cook-Slingerland Book, The

Revised Edition Slingerland Book... All new Krupa section All new Jake Jerger section New color pages featuring the Slingerland drums of Mike Curotto, new family information a... 

Payne-Tito Puente-King of Latin Music (book w/DVD)

This is a story of the renowned musician know internationally as the King of Latin Music, an instrumental force in the rise of la musica latina and its spread throughout the w... 

Leach-Music Copyright Basics

What is copyright? This seemingly simple question often causes confusion with its complex answers. In Music Copyright Basics, professor and Expert Copyright Witness Joel Leach... 

Crumb-Profile of a Composer : George Crumb

Look inside the mind of George Crumb with this inovative profile of the American composer. Excerpts of Crumb's compositions can be seen within the profile compiled byGilberet ...