Classic Beginning Solos For The Complete Percussionist

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General Info

Year of Published: 1985
Publisher: Kendor Music
Difficulty: Elementary
Cost: $12.99


This book is a compilation of popular solos for the young and developing percussionist. It can serve as a valuable resource for contest, recital or study material and is an ideal supplement to accompany and standard course of private or class study. Highly respected percussion composers are represented here and include: John Beck, Thomas Brown , Jeffrey Funnell , Murray Houllif, James Moore and Kristen Shiner-McGuire.

This book is intended to encourage young students to become "total" or "complete percussionists" by providing them with the opportunity to perform solos on all three of the primary percussion instruments. This collection can also be used very effectively with college percussion methods classes by introducing music education majors to some of the standard solo repertoire for young students while challenging their own individual performance skills in a comprehensive and sequential manner.


Snare Drum Solos

1. Kay Dance by Jeffrey Funnell
2. Film Flam by Thomas Brown
3. Wolfgang's Flam-bang by Murray Houllif
4. Trident by Jeffrey Funnell
5. Snare Force by Thomas Brown
6. Rudimental Regiment by Murray Houllif

Timpani Solos

1. Rockets Red by Thomas Brown
2. March of the Mosquitos by Thomas Brown
3. Roll Aid by Thomas Brown
4. Mambo for Favor by Murray Houllif
5. Grand Teton by John Beck
6. Roller Blade by Murray Houllif

Mallets Solos

1. A Minor-Major Cha-Cha by Murray Houllif
2. Walt's Waltz by Murray Houllif
3. Chromatic Caper by Murray Houllif
4. Mixolydia by Kristen Shiner-McGuire
5. Minuet in G and A Mighty Fortress Is our God by James Moore(Arranger)
6. The Camel by Murray Houllif