Timpani Solo Sheet Music

Muczynski-Three Designs for Three Timpani-3T

Robert Muczynski's Three Designs for Three Timpani has become one of the most often requested timpani solos in the solo repertoire. An excellent choice for advanced hi... 

Peters-Storm, The-4T

The Storm focuses on lateral movement across four timpani. Mitchell Peters explores a wide range of movement principles with this dynamic tempest of a piece. Number of ... 

Cohen-Orange Alert-5T

Challenging solo for five drums. Inspired by the recent events of 9/11 in New York City, Orange Alert was conceived as a tour-de-force for an advanced timpanist. It moves betw... 

Leonard-Canticle-4T

Canticle by Stanley Leonard is a virtuosic work for solo timpani in 2 movements. The music opens with a fanfare-like recitative followed by a slow, marching section pu... 

Frock-Seven Solo Dances-4T

George Frock's Seven Solo Dances is one of the most requested audition pieces in the timpani repertoire. It is frequently found on the UIL, TMEA, and many other Solo &... 

Peters-Air and Dance-4T

Air and Dance is a two movement work for solo timpani. The first movement is a based off of a slow moving roll section. The second movement is in 3/8 and hihglights many many ... 

Williams-Variations for Solo Kettledrums-4T

Variations for Solo Kettledrums is an advanced work by Jan Williams. Each Movement is based on four pitches from a 12 note set. In each movement, four notes are treated... 

Walker-Tragedy of a Young Soldier-5T/gong

The Tragedy of a Young Soldier is Chris Walker's first work for solo timpani. This programmatic piece tells the story of a young colonial period man who is called to war an... 

Peterson-Suite for Timpani-4T

Suite for Timpani is constructed in 4 parts, Fanfare-Canon-Scherzo-Finale. Each movement highlights a different mood and technical demand from the timpani. This work can be pe... 

Kaiser-Symplegades-4T

A dramatic portrayal of an incident from the legend of Jason and the Argonauts, Leander Kaiser's Symplegades is a highly effective composition. The use of different str... 

Peters-Tribal Serenade-4T

Driving sixteenth and eight note passages give this piece a tribal feel throughout. This is a excellent piece to develop fluid lateral motion on four timpani. Number o... 

Orfaly-Rhapsody No. 2 for Solo Timpani-5T

Rhapsody No. 2 should be truly be performed in a "Rhapsodic" manner. The elements of the piece ought to feel as if they are being improvised by the performer. The tempi should... 

Ukena-No. II Funk-4T

Number II Funk by Todd Ukena can also be played as a duet with the drumset solo, "Funk No. 2", also available from Steve Weiss Music. Number of players: 1 Difficult... 

Matsushita-Optical Time-5T

Optical Time for Timpani by Isao Matsushita was originally composed in 1987 for Shinti Ueno. The composer has tried to create a way of making sounds seem visible throu... 

Campbell-Tangents(S)

James Campbell's Tangents is written for timpani with standard hi-hat. It can be performed with any conventional hi-hat, it is suggested that a remote hi-hat and pedal... 

Peters-Rondino-4T

Rondino is a etude that is packed with technical concepts. The work is based in two parts. The first part utilizes many rhythmic patterns that will make your students focus on... 

Williams-Four Grotesques for Timpani-4T

Four Grotesques for Timpani by David Williams expands the range of sound produced by four timpani (playing with four marimba mallets, playing on cymbals and crotales in... 

Campbell-Blue Hammers-4T

Blue Hammers by James Campbell is a medium-difficulty timpani solo. Careful timing and accentuations play a dominant role in this piece as well as a few interesting te... 

Beall-Seven to Queens-4T

Seven To Queens by Andrew Beall is a timpani solo written for four drums. There are limited tuning changes in this piece but the tempo requires a high level of comfort when mo...