Dynamic Solos for Snare Drum

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Brian Slawson

General Info

Year of Published: 2011
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 978-0-7390-8069-6
Difficulty: Elementary
Cost: $8.99


Snare Drum

Song List

1. Boots & Slippers
2. Knock, Knock, Who's There?
3. Right Away
4. Two Left On
5. Blues in Three
6. Calypso Hippo
7. Soft-Shoe Louie
8. Horseplay
9. Double Dippo, Dancing Hippo
10. Waltzing Brunhilda
11. Both Sides March
12. Grand Canyon
13. Jamtrak
14. Planet Roll
15. The Curious Count
16. Subdivider
17. Groove Trail
18. Uncle's Ant Farm


Dynamic Solos for Snare Drum contains an entertaining variety of performance pieces aimed at nurturing a musical approach to snare drumming. Students are exposed to the use of dynamics in a gradual, coherent fashion, making it easy to understand their use as one of the greatest vehicles for expression in music. Ideal for solo and ensemble, as well as concert use, these charming solos may also appeal to more accomplished players and challenge their attention to detail.

Works for Percussion by this Composer


Two-Beat Tango
Dynamic Solos for Timpani
Dynamic Solos for Mallets
Dynamic Solos for Snare Drum
Animal Cracker Rag

Percussion Ensemble

A Little Malletmusik
Angels in the Moonlight
Candlesticks - Percussion Octet
Christmas Day
Dreams From the Dark Forest
Füm Drum
Jokers Wild
La Vida de la Noche (Mallet Ensemble)
La Vida de la Noche (Percussion Ensemble)
Little Lullabies
Nanigo Navidad - Percussion (11)
Odd Duck - Percussion Quartet
Opa! - Percussion 10
Pelican - Percussion (9)
Pistoleros - Percussion (13)
Pop Drop
Rockbox - Percussion Nonet
Santa's Strut
Tale of the Dragon
The Three Buccaneers
Top Tank
When You Hear the Drum
Winterland - Percussion Octet

Percussion Ensemble with Other Instrument

An American Dream - Percussion Ensemble & Trumpet