Timpani Method Books

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... 

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. 

Barron-Learn as You Play/Tuned Percussion and Timpani

Suitable for both individual and group instruction, the book contains carefully programmed material from absolute beginner to intermediate level. The skills that are covered, ... 

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. 

Adams-75 Tuning Etudes for the Accomplished Timpanist

Tim Adams' 75 Etudes for the accomplished Timpanist was written for the timpanist to focus primarily on Tuning and glisses in a thorough way. It is designed an extension and e... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

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 ... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

Whistler-Elementary Method for Timpani

A basic instruction course for timpani. This method book is out of the Rubank Elementary method series.