Timpani Solo Sheet Music

Floyd-Theme and Variations for Four Timpani

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

McCormick, Robert-Three Dances for Solo Timpani-4T

Three Dances for Solo Timpani was written by Robert McCormick in 1998 and dedicated to percussionist Neil Grover. The dances can be performed as individual solo works or toget... 


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

Houllif-Suite for Timpani-4T

In three contrasting movements, Murray Houllif's Suite for Timpani is a moderately difficult solo that features metric variety and affords the performer the opportunity to dis... 

Whaley-Statement for Timpani-4T

An exciting, one movement work for 3 timpani. The many dynamic changes, slow-fast-slow form and multiple meters make this an ideal solo for contest or recital. 


Number of Players: 1 Difficulty: Grade 2 Instrumentation: 4 Timpani 


M'S P by William Kraft is an encore piece that, in addition to 4 timpani, requires a suspended cymbal and a high pitched drum (bongo or small rototom tuned to middle C). ... 

Beck-Cross-Over March-2T

Number of Players: 1 Difficulty: Grade 4 Instrumentation: 2 Timpani 


Number of Players: 1 Difficulty: Grade 3 Instrumentation: 4 Timpani 


Ostinata by Edward Freytag for solo timpani. This rudimentally based work for four drums uses very distinguishable melodies over rhythmic ostinati. A great musical statement f... 

Erickson-Dunbar's Delight-4T

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


Bateria by Darin Kamstra for solo timpani is an ideal selection for any percussionist looking for something off the beaten path of timpani literature. Inspired by Brazilian sa... 

Gay-Overture for Timpani-4T

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


Mehteran by Mark Berry for solo timpani. This piece draws influence from both the music of the Janissaries and their life experience in a historical context. The ominous sound... 

Holly-Rondo for Timpani-4T

Rondo for Timpani by Rich Holly is a solo that utilizes two and four mallet techniques (yes it is a timpani piece!), multiple tuning changes. Unique piece for adv. high school... 

Rife-Rhythmic Chants-4T

A three movement timpani solo full of drive and intensity, Rhythmic Chants by Marilyn Rife requires four drums. Parts of the music allow the player to use their fingertips ra...