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Method Book 20 Solos for the Young Mallet Percussionist
A contemporary collection of short solos designed to further the technical and musical skills of the beginning mallet player by Kennan Wylie. Includes CD to play along
Method Book Simple Steps to Successful Mallets and more Percussion
This book offers a creative and innovative approach to teaching keyboard percussion as well as many other various percussion instruments.
• A CD provides recorded accompaniments that coordinates fun music with each step at realistic tempos • Over 20 percussion intruments are intoduced and used in examples • Many various sized short ensemble selections • All musical selections can be simultaneously played with those found in Simple Steps to Successful Snare Drumming.
Method Book Sight Reading Skills for the Mallet Percussionist By Eric Martin
This informative text by Eric Martin helps to develop sight reading skills in percussion students of all ages. With expalanations of some important reading skills, this books gives the student step-by-step instruction to help develop a better reader.
Method Book Ideo-Kinetics By Gordon Stout
Four-Mallet Method for Marimba
Four-mallet Studies for Vibraphone
Method Book Method of Movement By Leigh Howard Stevens
Once you feel like you have a very firm grasp on marimba technique, it may be time for you to bust your brain and your hands all over again with Kevin Bobo's Permutations for the Advanced Marimbist. Taking a cue from dozens of drum set books, Kevin has created a 'grid system' filled with about 1,800 different exercises that are all based on the concept of moving the downbeat. Imagine playing paradiddles as 'ra-diddle-pa's and you'll start to get the idea. He also includes a handy list of solos where you'll actually find some of these less-than-typical permutations. After going through this book, you'll be hard-pressed to find any music with techniques you haven't used before.
This method book for young mallet percussionists teaches the development of correct two-mallet technique by presenting instructional material with over 85 familiar folk and classical tunes. Chapters cover such essentials as producing a good sound, roll development, sticking patterns, phrasing, simple and complex rhythms, keys, meters, repeats and endings, syncopation, double stops, glissando, swing music, and much more. Technique building exercises at the end of the book feature major and chromatic scales, arpeggios, intervals and double stops. Published with a durable cover and bound so it stays open on a stand, this 88-page book is value-priced for student budgets. Playable on marimba, xylophone, vibraphone, chimes and bells.
Method Book Standard of Excellence Book 1 - Drums & Mallets By Bruce Pearson
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.• Excellerators (advanced supplemental exercises) reinforce and enrich performance basics.• 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
Method Book Foundations for Superior Performance Percussion Book By Jeff King
This method book helps to organize the daily rehearsal and improve the overall performance level of the ensemble. From as little as five minutes a day to forty-five minutes a day, this book offers the flexibility and options to fit any particular band situation for year two throughout high school. It also provides the director with the resources to meet each student on his or her own level while challenging them to reach the next level.
Foundations For Superior Performance includes:
* Warm-Ups – articulation exercises, long tones, and progressive brass lip slurs and woodwind exercises to be played simultaneously. * Chorales and Tuning Exercises – interval tuning, chord tuning, and chorales in the eight main concert band keys. * Technique – major and minor scales, mini-scales, scale patterns, scales in thirds, interval studies, and triad and chord studies in all 12 keys * Plus – one octave scales and arpeggios, full range scales, chromatic scales, major arpeggios and inversions, and advanced fingering charts. * Percussion Book – Practical exercises for mallets, snare drum, auxiliary percussion, and timpani. 96 pages.
By using Foundations For Superior Performance, the following areas can be improved:
* Sound (tone production). * Articulation (styles and concepts). * Greater flexibility, agility, and endurance. * Increased range. * Individual and ensemble listening skills * Technique in all twelve major and minor keys. * Basic understanding of music theory.
Comprehensive technique & theory, seven jazz standards in step-wise method for two- and four-mallets. Now being used in thirty countries.
MalletWorks is proud to announce the most important jazz mallet book ever released - 16 fantastic solos by the master Milt Jackson "Bags"! His 50-year association with The Modern Jazz Quartet, his solo career, his sessions with Oscar Peterson, Ray Charles and hundreds of others...look inside the notes of the man responsible for millions of people falling in love with the vibes. A joy to sight-read and analyze. A MUST for every percussion and jazz enthusiast! Makes a great holiday gift for that special friend, teacher or colleague
These progressive studies are the ideal companion to the Complete Method for Snare Drum, as they work simultaneously on the basic techniques to be developed by beginning percussionists.
Part one presents basic exercises for development of correct technique through simultaneous and alternating strokes.
Part two presents twelve etudes in various different keys.
The Six Mallet Grip is an in-depth look into the technical process of renowned marimbist Kai Stensgaard. This method book contains illustrations and explanations that fully detail Stensgaard's approach to 6 mallet grip. This book will help you be on your way to learning one of the most technically difficult and daunting aspects of the percussion world!
A Fresh Approach to Mallet Percussion was written to address the specific problems associated with learning to play the keyboard percussion instruments.
"Bar Percussion Notebook Vol. 2" is an intermediate level mallet book by Linda Pimentel. This book has solo pieces that are great for developing mallet players. These solos can be performed on any mallet instrument.
Easy to intermediate arrangements of music from Renaissance to 20th Centuryusing the latest marimba techniques. An excellent collection for study or performance.