Timpani Method Books

Horner-Tuneful Timpanist

Ronald Horner's The Tuneful Timpanist is a collection of recognizable melodies expertly arranged for timpani to develop pedaling facility on one, two, three and four dr... 

Stubbs-Art of Timpani Mallet-Making

Designed for everyone—professionals to beginning students; skilled craftspeople to first-timers— The Art of Timpani Mallet-Making is a timpani mallet owne... 

Batigne-French Timpani (Bk 1) Wrist Technique

This method provides an in depth look into the French approach to timpani. It contains numerous exercises that focus on wrist technique and control. 

Whaley-Fundamental Studies for Timpani

Fundamental Studies for Timpani by Garwood Whaley is a beginning method covering all the essential timpani techniques. This study will prepare a student to perform stan... 

Patton-Artist Timpanist, The

A comprehensive and deeply musical collection of exercises and etudes for the serious timpani student, The Artist Timpanist was written by Duncan Patton, Principal Timpanist o... 

Lepak-50 Master Etudes for Timpani

Alexander Lepak's 50 Master Etudes for Timpani covers difficult problems of pitch and rhythm for the contemporary timpanist. Emphasis is placed mostly on changing of p... 

Whaley-Primary Handbook for Timpani

In Garwood Whaley's Primary Handbook for Timpani all of the fundamental elements of timpani playing are presented and illustrated. Tuning studies are developed in a uni... 

Dowd-Well Tempered Timpanist

Charles Dowd's The Well Tempered Timpanist is a collection of 770 technical exercises for timpani covering sticking, muffling, rolls, staccato, tuning studies, and cros... 

Schinstine-Tymp Tunes

William Schinstine's Tymp Tunes collection includes solos which are already on state and national contest lists, in addition to six entirely new works. The level of dif... 

Peyton-Musical Timpanist, The

Jeffrey Peyton's The Musical Timpanist is a collection of five original solos based on the famous orchestral timpani parts of Mahler, Stravinsky, Bartok, Berlioz, and B... 

Bartlett-20 Short Solos for Timpani

Keith Bartlett begins all sections in each book with a short note of advice for the student which is both informative and fun. Musical terms and expressions are introduced thr... 

Tharichen-Pauker-Training

This is a timpani training method that focuses on rhythmic variety and expression. 

Mahler-Orch Studien/Pauken Sin. 1-9 (Vol. 1)

This method is a study of selected work by Mahler. Included works: Symphony 1-9  

Bartlett-50 Short Pieces for Timpani

Keith Bartlett begins all sections in each book with a short note of advice for the student which is both informative and fun. Musical terms and expressions are introduced thr... 

Stravinsky/Bartok/Others-Complete Timpani/Percussion to 48 Orchestral Masterworks (CD ROM)

Build your own personal library of orchestral repertoire at an incredibly low price. The Orchestra Musician's CD-ROM Library™ is a compilation of printed parts, by instr... 

Batigne-The French Drums (Bk 1)

The method contains a wealth of exercises that are meant to aid in the control of roll passages. Jean Batigne takes a look at the roll from every angle and provides a systemat... 

Kohloff-Beethoven Symphony No. 5 Timpani Master Class with Roland Kohloff

With an insightful foreword by Anthony J. Cirone, this incredible analysis of the timpani part to Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 provides valuable information on interpreti... 

Batigne-vol. 1 New French Timpani 2nd Book: Sound-Gesture

A great collection of exercises that will help develop your tuning skills. Jean Batigne has developed a collection that will expand you capacity and understanding of melodic t... 

Hartung-School for Pedal Timpani

A complete method of timpani instruction! Covers many of the basic concepts any timpanist will need to be successful. 

McMillan-Basic Timpani Technique

This comprehensive method for timpani - Basic Timpani Technique by Thomas McMillan presents abundant material for beginning students to progress according to their abil...