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Fundamental Method for Timpani

By Mitchell Peters

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Orchestral Percussion
Composed by Mitchell Peters. Artist/Personality; Method/Instruction; Percussion - Timpani Method. Book. 216 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.4312).

Item Number: AP.4312

ISBN 073902051X.

Expertly written by timpanist/percussionist Mitchell Peters (Los Angeles Philharmonic), Fundamental Method for Timpani teaches the basics of timpani playing in a practical and musical way with numerous sticking, tuning and ear-training exercises, plus over 60 musical etudes in a variety of styles. The book is organized into four chapters that may be used simultaneously: "General Information," "Basic Technique," "Etudes for Two Timpani" and "Etudes for Three and Four Timpani." The comb binding creates a lay-flat book that is perfect for study and performance.