Fundamental Method for Mallets, Book 1
by Mitchell Peters
Percussion - Sheet Music

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Mallet Percussion

SKU: AP.11806

Book 1. Composed by Mitchell Peters. Artist/Personality; Method/Instruction; Percussion - Mallet Instrument Method. Book. 166 pages. Alfred Music #00-11806. Published by Alfred Music (AP.11806).

ISBN 9780739017029. UPC: 038081129501. English.

This comprehensive method by Mitchell Peters (principal percussionist of the Los Angeles Philharmonic) helps percussionists at any level develop solid skills. The method contains an abundance of essential exercises and etudes for both 2- and 4-mallet technique in two convenient volumes! Covers the grip, stroke, playing position, reading and technical studies, and more! The comb binding creates a lay-flat book that is perfect for study and performance.

  • About the Author
  • Preface and Acknowledgments
  • Notation
  • Mallet-Played Keyboard Percussion Instruments
  • The Bars
  • Selection of Mallets
  • Part I: Two-Mallet Technique
  • The Basic Two-Mallet Grip
  • Playing Position
  • The Stroke
  • Technique and Reading
  • Beginning Technique Exercises
  • Reading
  • Basic Technique Patterns
  • Sticking
  • The Roll
  • Reading Studies and Technical Exercises
  • Part II: Four-Mallet Technique
  • Four-Mallet Grips
  • Musser-Stevens Grip
  • Burton Grip
  • Traditional Cross-Grip
  • Identification of Mallets
  • Double Vertical Strokes
  • Single Independent Strokes
  • Single Alternating Strokes
  • Studies