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Primary Handbook for Timpani

A Beginning Method with Play-Along CD

By Garwood Whaley

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Primary Handbook for Timpani (A Beginning Method with Play-Along CD). Composed by Garwood Whaley. For Timpani. Meredith Music Percussion. Play Along. Softcover with CD. 48 pages. Published by Meredith Music (HL.317130).

ISBN 0634054619. Play Along. 9x12 inches.

Internationally acclaimed by today's leading teachers, Primary Handbook for Timpani is designed for beginners of any age. This method provides a complete introduction to timpani playing for private lessons or classroom use. The play-along CD also makes this the ideal self-instruction method, featuring recordings for every exercise. The book uses a systematic approach designed for the very beginning student. It covers: tuning studies; solo studies suitable for contest, recital and audition; comprehensive information on timpani fundamentals; and technical studies to develop rolls, staccato, muffling and cross-sticking.

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