Percussion

$13.95

The official syllabi of The Royal Conservatory of Music are essential for teachers preparing students for examinations. Students and their parents will also benefit from the information presented in these helpful resource books. The syllabi include information about application procedures and marking systems for RCM Examinations and National Music Certificate Program Examinations, technical requirements and listings of a wide range of repertoire for each level of study, and comprehensive bibliographies of music texts and reference books.

Author:RCM Examinations
Publisher or Producer:Frederick Harris Music Company
Product#:S22
Format:Book
$11.10

Voted second on Modern Drummer's list of 25 Greatest Drum Books in 1993, Progressive Steps to Syncopation for the Modern Drummer is one of the most versatile and practical works ever written for drums. Created exclusively to address syncopation, it has earned its place as a standard tool for teaching beginning drummers syncopation and strengthening reading skills. This book includes many accented eighths, dotted eighths and sixteenths, eighth-note triplets and sixteenth notes for extended solos. In addition, teachers can develop many of their own examples from it.

Author:Ted Reed
Publisher or Producer:Alfred Music Publishing
Product#:00-17308
Format:Book
$12.70

This innovative method is a practical approach to playing the drumset. Students start their first lesson by actually playing a beat! The book is divided into two sections: Rock and Jazz. Students will learn how the hi-hat, ride cymbal, snare, and bass drum are used in each style. A play-along CD corresponding to the drum charts is available, but not included in this package.

Author:Dave Black, Sandy Feldstein
Publisher or Producer:Alfred Music Publishing
Product#:00-8965
Format:Book
$50.80

Alfred's Drum Method has been combined with a pair of sticks and a practice pad to make the ultimate starter kit for aspiring drummers.

Author:Dave Black, Sandy Feldstein
Publisher or Producer:Alfred Music Publishing
Product#:00-18431
Format:Book
$12.70

Alfred's Drum Method, Book 1 (of 2) is the ideal teaching tool to help prepare beginning players for all styles of snare drum and percussion performance. This best-selling book contains 80 pages of excellent sequential instruction covering rudimental studies, roll studies, contest solos, and bass drum and cymbal technique, as well as 23 solos suitable for recitals and contests.

Author:Dave Black, Sandy Feldstein
Publisher or Producer:Alfred Music Publishing
Product#:00-138
Format:Book
$19.45

Bob Gatzen shares his vast knowledge of sound production and design in this comprehensive and practical approach to drum tuning. The method is simple, straightforward and effective for all styles and all levels. With this video, you will get the sound out of your instrument that you have been looking for. (95 min.)

Author:Bob Gatzen
Publisher or Producer:Alfred Music Publishing
Product#:00-VH0156
Format:CD/DVD
$25.95

150 Rudimental "swing" solos.

Author:Charley Wilcoxon
Publisher or Producer:Ludwig Music Publishing Co.
Product#:LM10300202
Format:Book
$13.95

This book has become a classic in all musicians' libraries for rhythmic analysis and study. Designed to teach syncopation within 4/4 time, the exercises also develop speed and accuracy in sight-reading with uncommon rhythmic figures. A must for all musicians, especially percussionists interested in syncopation.

Author:Louis Bellson, Gil Breines
Publisher or Producer:Alfred Music Publishing
Product#:00-HAB00003
Format:Book
$28.75

This beginning- to intermediate-level book contains hundreds of practical, usable beats and fills. It teaches how to apply a variety of patterns and grooves to the actual performance of songs. The CD includes demos and 14 play-along tracks covering rock, blues and pop styles, with detailed instructions on how to create exciting, solid drum parts. It's the most realistic – and fun! – way to learn drums.

Author:Rick Mattingly, Rod Morgenstein
Publisher or Producer:Hal Leonard Corporation
Product#:HL06620011
Format:Book & CD
$13.35

The Standard of Excellence ENHANCED Comprehensive Band Method Books 1 & 2 combines a strong performance-centered approach with music theory, music history, ear training, listening, composition, improvisation, and interdisciplinary and multicultural studies. Each book comes with two CDs containing all the full band accompaniments and the revolutionary iPAS Practice and Assessment Software. Directors will welcome the complete accompaniments and inspiring software. Students will find the new package makes practicing not only fun — but effective, too! The result is the most complete band method available anywhere.

Features include:
• Full color drawings and color-coding of important text and music motivate and inform.
• Three starting systems help ensure positive results in any beginning situation.
• FOR ... ONLY exercises (i.e. FOR FLUTES ONLY) offer idiomatic solutions to the unique challenges of each instrument.
• Excellerators (advanced supplemental exercises) reinforce and enrich performance basics.
• A nine page FOR OBOES ONLY starting system gives beginners a solid foundation for learning in the full band setting.
• Expanded French Horn and Percussion books, including a separate book for Timpani & Auxiliary Percussion, address the unique needs of beginners on these instruments.
• A comprehensive, totally-correlated Electric Bass book offers expanded opportunities for student involvement.
• Music from over 20 countries, with correlated enrichments, encourages multicultural study.
Achievement Lines and GO FOR EXCELLENCE! test lines ensure objective assessment of students' accomplishments.
• A built-in reward system motivates students and encourages musical growth.
Expanded 48 page part books (instead of the usual 32 pages) provide added reinforcement of musical skills.
•2 CDs of Audio Accompaniment Recordings for all full band exercises
• Interactive Pyware Assessment Software (iPAS), for Windows or Mac, takes students through the entire book and provides numeric performance scores
•Tuner and Metronome included with iPAS

Also available are the 600-plus page full Conductor Scores for Books 1 & 2 containing Objectives for every line of music, Director tips, extended reference articles, duplicable worksheets and quizzes, and theory, listening, composing, improvisation, geography, foreign language, history, and other interdisciplinary Activities for Excellence. The iPAS Teacher’s Edition (sold separately) gives directors the ultimate objective assessment and record-keeping tools.

Author:Bruce Pearson
Publisher or Producer:Neil A. Kjos Music Company
Product#:PW21PR
Format:Book & CD
$13.35

The Standard of Excellence ENHANCED Comprehensive Band Method Books 1 & 2 combines a strong performance-centered approach with music theory, music history, ear training, listening, composition, improvisation, and interdisciplinary and multicultural studies. Each book comes with two CDs containing all the full band accompaniments and the revolutionary iPAS Practice and Assessment Software. Directors will welcome the complete accompaniments and inspiring software. Students will find the new package makes practicing not only fun — but effective, too! The result is the most complete band method available anywhere.

Features include:
• Full color drawings and color-coding of important text and music motivate and inform.
• Three starting systems help ensure positive results in any beginning situation.
• FOR ... ONLY exercises (i.e. FOR FLUTES ONLY) offer idiomatic solutions to the unique challenges of each instrument.
• Excellerators (advanced supplemental exercises) reinforce and enrich performance basics.
• A nine page FOR OBOES ONLY starting system gives beginners a solid foundation for learning in the full band setting.
• Expanded French Horn and Percussion books, including a separate book for Timpani & Auxiliary Percussion, address the unique needs of beginners on these instruments.
• A comprehensive, totally-correlated Electric Bass book offers expanded opportunities for student involvement.
• Music from over 20 countries, with correlated enrichments, encourages multicultural study.
Achievement Lines and GO FOR EXCELLENCE! test lines ensure objective assessment of students' accomplishments.
• A built-in reward system motivates students and encourages musical growth.
Expanded 48 page part books (instead of the usual 32 pages) provide added reinforcement of musical skills.
•2 CDs of Audio Accompaniment Recordings for all full band exercises
• Interactive Pyware Assessment Software (iPAS), for Windows or Mac, takes students through the entire book and provides numeric performance scores
•Tuner and Metronome included with iPAS

Also available are the 600-plus page full Conductor Scores for Books 1 & 2 containing Objectives for every line of music, Director tips, extended reference articles, duplicable worksheets and quizzes, and theory, listening, composing, improvisation, geography, foreign language, history, and other interdisciplinary Activities for Excellence. The iPAS Teacher’s Edition (sold separately) gives directors the ultimate objective assessment and record-keeping tools.

Author:Bruce Pearson
Publisher or Producer:Neil A. Kjos Music Company
Product#:PW22PR
Format:Book & CD
$20.30

The Analog Kid * A Farewell to Kings * Manhattan Project * Marathon * Red Sector, A * Vital Signs * 2112: I. Overture, II. The Temples of Syrinx, IV. Presentation, V. Oracle: The Dream, VI. Soliloquy, VII. Grand Finale.

TITLE / COMPOSER
Analog Kid
Farewell to Kings
Grand Finale Geddy Lee (contributor); Alex Lifeson (contributor); Neil Peart (contributor)
Manhattan Project Neil Peart (contributor); Geddy Lee (contributor); Alex Lifeson (contributor)
Marathon Neil Peart (contributor); Geddy Lee (contributor); Alex Lifeson (contributor)
Oracle the Dream
Overture
Presentation Neil Peart (contributor)
Red Sector A Neil Peart (contributor); Geddy Lee (contributor); Alex Lifeson (contributor)
Soliloquy
Temples of Syrinx Geddy Lee (contributor); Alex Lifeson (contributor); Neil Peart (contributor)
Vital Signs Geddy Lee (composer); Neil Peart (lyricist); Alex Lifeson (composer)

Artist:Rush
Publisher or Producer:Alfred Music Publishing
Product#:00-DF0029
Format:Book