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Scoring for Percussion

and the Instruments of the Percussion Family

By H. Owen Reed and Joel Leach, with Deanna Hudgins

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And the Instruments of the Percussion Family. Composed by H. Owen Reed and Joel Leach, with Deanna Hudgins. Reference Textbooks; Textbook - Instrumental. Book & CD-ROM. 152 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.30286).

Item Number: AP.30286

ISBN 0739052799.

Scoring for Percussion is a complete manual including availability, ranges, transpositions, techniques, beaters, and standardized notation. It provides a guide for arrangers scoring percussion parts for pieces in a variety of styles. This newly revised edition contains an enhanced CD-ROM that provides a comprehensive look at more than 85 percussion instruments, with images of the instruments, sound samples, and typical patterns associated with each instrument.

"Every serious student of composition/arranging/orchestration, not to mention percussionists themselves, would do well to thoroughly study and master the concepts presented in this text."

-Percussive Notes

"This 152-page resource reference textbook should be included in every university library for reference, if not required for the discussion of actual curricular content in percussion scoring and notation."
-Jim Lambert, The Instrumentalist.

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