Timpani Method Books

Leonard-Twelve Solo Etudes for the Advanced Timpanist

Twelve Solo Etudes for the Advanced Timpanist by Stanley Leonard. These solos are written for four pedal timpani and encompass the major keys if Western music. Performed indiv... 

McClung-Fundamental Timpanist, The

The Fundamental Timpanist by Dr. Matthew McClung provides systematic training for timpanists of all levels looking to improve their stroke, roll, pitch, etc. It's the "Stick C... 

Adams-Traditional Roll Etudes for the Modern Timpanist

Rolling is the way that the timpanist sustains a pitch. The objective is to play single strokes so smoothly that the individual strokes are not heard. The player creates a ... 

Baker-33 Elementary Etudes for Timpani

The etudes in Jason Baker's 33 Elementary Etudes for Timpani are intended to help students build confidence reading timpani parts and moving fluently around the drums. Perform... 

Rack-Playing Timpani in Symphonic Band

The purpose of John Rack's book "Playing Timpani in Symphonic Band" is to assist timpanists in high school, college and community bands with performing the challenging parts i... 

Kennedy-Sixty Second Solos for Snare Drum, Timpani and Mallet Instruments

Sixty Second Solos by Sean J. Kennedy, is an exciting introduction to solo percussion performance. Each solo contains detailed performance notes, addressing instrument-specifi... 

Drouet-18 Progressive Studies 4:Timpani

The pieces in Jean-Pierre Drouet's 18 Progressive Studies for Timpani 4 are written for 4 pedal timpani with extensive ranges. Certain pieces call for other instruments: cymba... 

Beck-Progressive Solos for Timpani

This collection is unique in that depending on the tempo selected, the solo can be a grade 1, grade 2 or grade 3. Therefore, the three solos equate to nine solos depending on ... 

Payson-Quick Start Timpani Method

In his new Quick Start Timpani Method, Al Payson has put together a method utilizing advances in technology and tuning gauges to help a percussionist become a competent timpan... 

Orfaly-Copper Control

The timpani roll is arguably one of the most important functions of a timpanist performing in an ensemble. The ability to provide a sustained and controlled "long tone," fo... 

Parks/Ratliff-Blue Book vol. 3

In yet another extraordinary collection, James Campbell and his cohorts from the University of Kentucky present The Blue Book - Volume 3! Over forty composers (including Mr... 

Panzl-Audition Excerpts for Timpani with Vibraphone Accompaniment

Audition Excerpts for Timpani with Vibraphone Accompaniment by David Panzl provides the ideal audition preparation: with this arrangement the harmonically complicated orchestr... 

Feldstein-Timpani Student-Level 3

The Belwin "Student Instrumental Course" is the first and only complete source for private instruction of all band instruments. Like instruments may be taught in classes. The ... 

Tantchev-Timpani Exercises vol. I

George Tantchev felt that there was a need for a study in timpani which addresses both technical and musical aspects of performing. The result is a set of three books which co... 

Tantchev-Timpani Exercises vol. III

Dr. George Tantchev felt that there was a need for a study in timpani which addresses both technical and musical aspects of performing. The result is a set of three books whic... 

Tantchev-Timpani Exercises vol. II

George Tantchev felt that there was a need for a study in timpani which addresses both technical and musical aspects of performing. The result is a set of three books which co... 

Holloway-Twenty-One Progressive Duets for Snare Drum and Timpani

Written for snare drum and two timpani, this collection provides the teacher and student material used in developing skills necessary to perform in ensembles. Another great co...