Timpani Method Books

Hartung-School for Pedal Timpani

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

Macarez-Timp-Top (12 Etudes)

A collection of 12 etudes for timpani. These etudes are divers and interesting enough to be played in many performance situations. The technical challenges will allow you to g... 

Fink-Studies for Timpani Vol 3 : Advanced

Continue you knowledge of timpani with this excellent method. Siegfried Fink has compiled his years of timpani experience into the third volume of this series. 

Chauviere-Technical Tutor for the Timpani

This method is similar to Chauviere's beginning method for snare drum. The book is constructed with a mix of exercises that will aid in the students development and performanc... 

Ludwig-Timpani Instructor

The Ludwig Timpani Instructor is a complete method for timpani. The method contains information that will be valuable to the beginning timpanist. In addition to practical info... 

Fink-Solobook for Timpani Vol. 1

Get a start on the basics of timpani with this excellent method. Siegfried Fink has compiled his years of timpani experience into the first volume of this series. 

Schinstine-Developing Solo Timpanist

This collection of solo works for timpani was written to provide interesting new literature for all levels of instruction. It is also suitable for contest and tryout use at al... 

Wright-Graded Music for Timpani 4

Contains all the set pieces, exercises and specimen sight-reading tests for the Timpani examinations, Grades 7 & 8 Contains: Bacchanale Burlesque Conflict in V... 

Batigne-vol. 2 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... 

Zielinski/Rabie-Baroquisme: Ten Studies for Timpani

The Ten studies in this collection have been written in the style of a French march, with timpani rhythms that have been typical since the instrument first appeared in the orc... 

Bower-Vol 3 Bower Systems for Percussion-Timpani

This is the Third part of the Bower System for percussion. It is devoted exclusively to the timpani, giving a completer course of instruction on same and explaining all about ... 

Mahler-Orch Studien/Pauken (Vol. 2)

This method is a study of selected work by Mahler. Included works: Symphony 1,2,3 and 6 Player 2: Das klagende Lied Player 3: Lieder eine... 

Begun-Twenty-one Etudes

Twenty one technically and musically challenging solos for three, four and five drums. Suggestions on interpretation, stick selection and choice of drums are provided by the c... 

Dupin-Kettledrummer's Basic Training

These exercises are designed to develop the dexterity required for the execution of rapid runs on the kettledrums. They also enable the student to limber up the muscles of the... 

Stoffels-Studies for Kettledrums

This method includes extremely musical etudes and studies for the beginning timpanist. This method will take the student from very basic concepts to intermediate concepts in n... 

Macarez-Un pas de plus (10 Etudes for Timpani)

The following etudes are meant for timpani students who desire to further improve their command of the instrument, to help them master all technical aspect of modern timpani p... 

Gomez-International Style Etudes I

International Style Studies for Timpani is a collection of etudes for educational study or recital performance. The book is divided into four categories: Latin, American, East... 

Whaley-Solos and Duets for Timpani

Both solos (2, 3, and 4 drums) and duets contain a variety of standard and contemporary techniques including: artificial rhythmic groups, metric modulation, glissandi, four-no... 

Fink-Studies for Timpani (Vol 1)

Get a start on the basics of timpani with this excellent method. Siegfried Fink has compiled his years of timpani experience into the first volume of this series. 

Remsen-Contemporary Tympani Studies

Contemporary Tympani Studies is intended to point out the technical problems which are encountered in practically all of the standard repertoire by the practicing tympanist. T...