Classical Percussion (2 CD Set) for drums. Instrumental Solo Part and 2 CDs. Published by Music Minus One (MO.MMOCD5009).
Arthur Press, percussionist of the Boston Symphony, demonstrates many of the major orchestral drum solos and important themes for his instrument. One of the world's premier performers, he offers instruction for snare drum, bass drum, cymbals, castanets, tambourine and triangle in this survey of the classical repertoire. Includes a profusely illustrated book showing the drum parts as part o the original orchestral scores and many photographs of correct hand positions - a wealth of material gathered from many years of playing experience.
Includes a 60-page, newly-engraved and illustrated music book on high-quality ivory paper containing exercises and excerpts from classical masterpieces with performance suggestions; and two narrated compact discs complete with each piece demonstrated solo, then given again both with soloist and ensemble and with orchestral accompaniment alone minus you, the soloist