Drums and Percussion Timpani
With an audio CD of orchestral performances of each excerpt, plus practice tracks. Composed by etc., Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791), Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827), Hector Berlioz (1803-1869), Johannes Brahms (1833-1897), Edward Elgar (1857-1934), Gustav Mahler (1860-1911), Bela Bartok (1881-1945), Frank Martin (1890-1974), Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953), Paul Hindemith (1895-1963), Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975), Elliott Carter (1908-), Samuel Barber (1910-1981), William Schuman (1910-1992), and Benjamin Britten (1913-1976). Otabind. Back To School. Classical. Book and CD. With Standard notation. Theodore Presser Company #414-41194. Published by Theodore Presser Company (PR.414411940).
Item Number: PR.414411940
ISBN 9781598062755. 9 x 12 inches. Text: Randy Max.
Orchestral Excerpts for Timpani contains authentic parts for 57 of the most-requested audition excerpts for timpani. The enclosed 78-track audio CD includes these excerpts played by major orchestras, plus 21 play-along practice tracks. This unequalled collection is enriched by comments and performance suggestions by Randy Max, timpanist of the Rotterdam Philharmonic, who also offers detailed tuning plans, advice for practicing timpani and ear training, and historical information. This unique book with audio provides indispensable audition preparation material for timpanists of all levels, from student to professional.