Symphonic Repertoire Guide for Timpani & Percussion

SKU:
BT-2000
Price: 
$54.95

By Raynor Carroll

(BT-2000,  484 pages) $54.95

 
An invaluable reference guide that details the requirements and assignments of timpani and percussion in more than 3,000 works from the symphonic literature.
 
 
Catalogs the symphonic repertoire by composer including:
  • Composers’ dates
  • List of compositions
  • Date of each composition
  • Duration of each composition
  • Specifies if the composition includes timpani and the number of timpanists required
  • Specifies if the composition includes percussion and the number of players required
  • Details the assignments of each player specifying which instruments are required
  • Details when instruments can be shared
  • Details the extended ranges of instruments required
  • Specifies exact pitches required for tuned gongs, tuned cow bells, church bells, etc.
  • Alternate assignments are given in instances if more players are available
  • Translations are given for unusual instruments as well as suggested replacements
     
Also includes a glossary of percussion instruments from the repertoire section of the book. Each entry is given a brief definition/translation along with a representative composition in which the instrument is used.
 
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The most comprehensive and detailed reference guide available for the timpanist, percussionist, conductor, librarian, artistic administrator, personnel manager, stage manager, orchestra manager, etc.