Percussion Dictionaries

Adato/Judy-Percussionist's Dictionary

The Percussionist's Dictionary compiled and edited by Joseph Adato and George Judy contains translations, descriptions, and photographs of percussion instruments from... 

Cirone-Pocket Dictionary of Foreign Musical Terms

Compiled and edited by Anthony Cirone, The Pocket Dictionary of Foreign Musical Terms features: more than 4,000 foreign musical terms; terms in Italian, French and Germ... 

Girsberger-Practical Guide to Percussion Terminology

Confused with the growing list of percussion instruments and terms? This new Meredith publication by Russ Girsberger - Practical Guide to Percussion Terminology - pr... 

Firth-A Guide to Your Percussion Section

Vic Firth's Guide to the Percussion Section is a great resource for all young percussionists learning about their craft. Vic Firth provides expert insight and knowled... 

Starer-Rhythmic Training (Text)

Rhythmic Training assumes no prior knowledge and begins with elementary rhythmic notation. It provides a comprehensive understanding of basic rhythm and its component... 

Randel-The New Harvard Dictionary of Music

The New Harvard Dictionary of Music is THE classic reference work containing nearly 6000 entries, authored by over 70 top musicologists. Combining authoritative schol... 

Wanamaker-Drum Rudiment Dictionary

The Drum Rudiment Dictionary , containing the Percussive Arts Society's 40 International Drum Rudiments, begins by addressing the seven essential rudiments necessary t... 

Brown-Afro-Latin Rhythm Dictionary

The Afro-Latin Rhythm Dictionary is a valuable resource for percussionists, arrangers and classroom music teachers who want to explore Latin, Afro, Cuban, rock and ja... 

Starer-Rhythmic Training (Workbook)

This book assumes no prior knowledge and begins with elementary rhythmic notation. It provides a comprehensive understanding of basic rhythm and its components: the beat, puls... 

Haerle-Scales for Jazz Improvisation

Haerle presents the scales used in jazz improvisation and explains applications. Scales shown in all keys and treble and bass clefs include blues, ionian, dorian, phrygian, lo... 

Baker-Arranging and Composing

Arranging and Composing is an in-depth text on composing and arranging for your Jazz and R&B ensembles. Topics covered -Nomenclature -Instruments -... 

Thurmond-Note Grouping

Fully explains through musical example, the concept of expressive musicianship as taught by Anton Horner, William Kincaid and Marcel Tabuteau. This book clearly illustrates ho... 

Haerle-The Jazz Language

The Jazz Language presents all of the materials commonly used by the jazz musician in a logical order dictated both by complexity and need. The book is not intended t... 

Schaum-Note Speller (Bk 1)

The Schaum Note Speller has the unqualified testimonial of thousands of teachers who pronounce it 'The Best.' Musical facts, beginning with line and space numbers are... 

Coker-Patterns for Jazz (treble clef only)

Patterns for Jazz stands as a monument among jazz educational materials. Condensed charts and pertinent explanations are conveniently inserted throughout the book to give grea... 

Spagnardi-Understanding the Language of Music (CD)

Ever noticed that many of the world's most influential drummers have a deep understanding of music and also know how to play another instrument? Modern Drummer founder and pub... 

Schaum-Note Speller (Bk 2)

The Schaum Note Speller has the unqualified testimonial of thousands of teachers who pronounce it 'The Best.' Musical facts, beginning with line and space numbers are taught. ... 

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... 

Hartenberger-Cambridge Companion to Percussion

Percussion music is both the oldest and most recent of musical genres and exists in diverse forms throughout the world. The Cambridge Companion to Percussion by Russell Harten... 

Hartenberger-Performance Practice in the Music of Steve Reich

Performance Practice in the Music of Steve Reich by Russell Hartenberger provides a performer's perspective on Steve Reich's compositions from his iconic minimalist work, Drum...