Timpani Solo Sheet Music

Rack-Tango-5T

Tango by John Rack is a solo written for 5 timpani. The simple yet engaging melody and bass line and accompaniment of the left hand are transformed in four variations through ... 

Leonard-Collage-4T

Collage demonstrates, again, my view of writing for solo timpani: music in a quasi melodic fashion utilizing the pedals for more than just changing pitches. The title, Collage... 

Arakaki-E Ku Mau-2T

Number of Players: 1 Difficulty: Grade 5 Instrumentation: 2 Timpani 

Jones-Sonata-3T

The Sonata of Daniel Jones is a classic work for three timpani composed in 1947. Each of the four contrasting movements delineate a clear formal scheme, making the piece as in... 

Sugiura-In-3T

In , composed in 1976 by Masayoshi Sugiura, is his first work for solo timpani. It was premiered on October 20, 1976 at the Autumn Gen'on Ongakuten (Contemporary Music ... 

Paulson-Phonology-4T

Phonology by Glenn Paulson was written after the composer temporarily lost his ability to think and speak as a result of a severe mountain biking accident. Phonology, which is... 

Beck-Snake River

Number of Players: 1 Difficulty: Grade 3+ Instrumentation: 2 Timpani  

Ukena-Afro Cuban Conflict-4T

Afro Cuban Conflict by Todd Ukena for (4) solo timpani. The title says it all! Leave rock and roll or heavy metal behind. It lets you feature those afro-cuban licks that keep ... 

Valero-Castells-Impromptu Zeta-4T

The focus of this challenging work for solo timpani - Impromptu Zeta by Andres Valero-Castells - is to explore the many different expressive nuances of timpani –... 

Borghesani-Turbo-4T

This electrifying work for solo timpani is a perfect opener for concert, clinic or recital. Turbo (as in turbocharged) is a fast-paced, exciting showpiece that projects the po... 

Etezady-Mr. Saturday Night-5T

Number of Players: 1 Difficulty: Grade 5 Instrumentation: 5 Timpani 

Moore, J. W.-Thunder-4T

Thunder for timpani by Joe W. Moore III. This solo requires technical command of the instrument as well as a keen sense of musicality. The inspiration of the work comes direct... 

Barati-Three Inventions for Solo Timpani-4-7T OS

Three Inventions by George Barati is a work that will challenge even advanced timpanists. Originally scored for four drums, the performer may choose to use five or even as man... 

Ferstl-French Suite for Four Timpani

Number of Players: 1 Difficulty: Grade 5+ Instrumentation: 4 Timpani 

Brazauskas-Five Timpani Solos-2T

Number of Players: 1 Difficulty: Grade 2 Instrumentation: 2 Timpani 

Gerhart-Continuous Line of Evenness-4T

Continuous Line of Evenness by Dave Gerhart is a timpani solo written for four drums (32", 29", 26", 23"). Dave Gerhart holds a D.M.A from the University of Southern Californi... 

Patton-Cryptic Circle-4T

Cryptic Circle by Duncan Patton is a set of six pieces for solo timpani. It is the composer's intention that they be performed individually or in sets of two or more of the pe... 

Mancini-Flower City Funk (CD)

Flower Funk by David Mancini incorporates a variety of rhythms from both Latin and funk music - very common in drum set playing. In a sense, the timpanist has to think both li... 

Rhodes-Scenes From an Ancient Battle-4T

An exciting, semi-programmatic work, "Scenes from an Ancient Battle" by Michael J. Rhodes amply displays the timpanist's technical skills, including dampening, cross sticki... 

Santangelo-Two Concert Pieces-4T

Two Concert Pieces for Four Timpani (with 4 Vibraphone Mallets) by Claudio Santangelo is a truly unique and fascinating timpani solo. This melodic work is sure to challenge th...