Intermediate Snare Drum Contest Solos

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Michael Blake


General Info

Year: 1998
Duration: c.
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Studio 4 Alfred
Cost: Score and Parts - $0.00   |   Score Only - $0.00


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Instrumentation

Snare Drum



Program Notes

This is a collection of nine concert-style solos that explore sixteenth notes, sixteenth-note triplet figures and accentuations. These expressive solos cover a variety of meters and moods, and are filled with dynamic contrasts as well as interesting rhythmic material. Each of the solos has a baseball title ("High & Outside," "4 for 4," "Triple," "RBI's," "Walk," etc.), which form a nine-inning game when performed in sequence. The solos cover standard snare drum techniques including single strokes, flams, drags and rolls. The solos are worthy of contests, college recitals or juries. - George Frock[1]

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Works for Percussion by this Composer

Advanced Snare Drum Contest Solos - Snare Drum
Intermediate Snare Drum Contest Solos - Snare Drum



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References

  1. http://www.pas.org/resources/research/research-compositions Accesed 4-11-18