Bookshelf

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... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

Highstein-Making Music in Looking Glass Land

A great reference book for the aspiring classical musician, covering topics such as the assembly of credentials, networking, public relations and management. 

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... 

Pinksterboer-Tipbook Drums: Complete Guide

Tipbook Drums – The Complete Guide is a totally new and expanded edition of the original Tipbook Drums (2001). This accessible and convenient guide, in a convenient new ... 

Payne-Great Drummers of R&B, Funk and Soul

This 248 page book is an exciting documentation of the innovative period of the '60s and '70s when the rhythm of popular music was changed forever. Featured here are biographi... 

Schaum-Music History Speller

This unique writing book consists of a series of music history stories. Many of the words appear in notation so that the student will need to read notes in order to comprehend... 

Modern Drummer-Snare Drum Selects vol. 1 (BFD2 compatible expansion pack)

Snare Drum Selects, Vol. 1 is an expansion pack for Xpansion's popular "BFD2" software . This expansion features sample sounds of many of the popular snare drums fea... 

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... 

Ludwig-First Catalog (1912) Reprint

A excellent reprint of the first Ludwig & Ludwig catalog from 1912. 

Falzerano-Gretsch Drums: The Legacy of That Great Gretsch Sound (Softcover)

This tribute to Gretsch kits features full-color photos and interviews with sensational players like Louie Bellson, Jimmy Cobb, Chuck Flores, Phil Grant, Jake Hanna, Elvin Jon... 

Schmidt-History of the Ludwig Drum Company

Discover one of America's greatest contributions to the music world – the drumset – by exploring this book. This unique publication uses extensive interviews with ... 

Klauber-World of Gene Krupa

Find out the true stories behind the legend of Gene Krupa with "World of Gene Krupa". Historical information and pictorials detail all of Krupa's musical journey. 

Klower-Joy of Drumming, The

If you think you're not musical, think again! Rhythm, the foundation of music, is all around and within us. In the womb, we began our experience of the world through the sound... 

Paliev-Bells, Clappers and Cowbells in Bulgaria

A pictoral journey of the Bells, Clappers and Cowbells found in Bulgaria's Countryside. 

Reynolds-Profile of a Composer : Roger Reynolds

With an introduction by Gilbert Chase. Includes many black and white photographs, and excerpts from Reynolds' print music. 

Colgrass-Adventures of an American Composer (Autobiography)

Pulitzer Prize winner Michael Colgrass was more than a brilliant orchestral composer and percussionist. He was also a maverick who romanced a Cold War spy in Bucharest, chased... 

Pinksterboer-Tipbook for Drums

The Tipbook Series books are handy, accessible, thorough and convenient guides for players who want to get the most out of their instrument. They are written in collaboration ...