Dictionaries

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... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

Baker-No. 4 Ear Training Tapes for Jazz: Major Melodies

Each of David Baker's Ear Training Tapes for Jazz books is accompanied by a cassette to assist with the exercises on the topic of the book. The straightforward text f... 

Richards-Range Finder for the Percussion Seeker

Emil Richards's Range Finder for the Percussion Seeker presents a list of six hundred and fifty percussion instruments with their ranges. This is a great tool for com... 

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... 

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 -... 

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... 

Baker-No. 5 Ear Training Tapes for Jazz: Patterns

Each book is accompanied by a cassette to assist with the exercises on the topic of the book. The straightforward text from David Baker will set the student on a clear path to...