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The Working Timpanist's Survival Guide by John Tafoya

Model # DRM114 By: Carl Fischer
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  • Overview

    • Advice on 22 Timpani Excerpts
    • CD with Complete Parts
    • Mallet Suggestions
    • Practical Considerations
    • Non-Written Musical Notes
    • Audition Advice
  • Item Details

    John Tafoya's The Working Timpanist's Survival Guide is one of the most helpful books about orchestral excerpts on our shelves. If you're working on timpani excerpts, you'll want this book.

    Inside you'll find detailed, practical advice on 22 of the most widely requested excerpts on audition lists, as well as a CD that contains PDFs of the entire timpani part for almost every excerpt. John gives you suggested mallets, stickings, styles of performance, non-written dynamic considerations, and much more.

    This book includes advice and music for the following excerpts:

    • Mozart: Symphony no. 39
    • Beethoven: Symphonies no. 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, & 9
    • Brahms: Symphonies no. 1 & 4
    • Tchaikovsky: Romeo & Juliet, Symphony no. 4
    • Elgar: Enigma Variations*
    • Hindemith: Symphonic Metamorphosis*
    • Strauss: Death & Transfiguration, Burleske for Piano & Orchestra
    • Bartok: Concerto for Orchestra, Music for Strings, Percussion, & Celesta*
    • Shostakovich: Symphony no. 1*
    • Mahler: Symphony no. 5
    • Schuman: New England Triptych
    • Stravinsky: Rite of Spring*
    • Wagner: Siegfried's Funeral Music from Gotterdammerung
      • *Due to copyright restrictions, complete parts are not available for these works

  • Specifications

    Name The Working Timpanist's Survival Guide by John Tafoya
    Brand Carl Fischer
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  • Returns & Shipping


    Because of copyright issues, we cannot accept returns on sheet music, books, audio CDs, and DVDs. Thanks for your understanding. Official Return Policy


    Every single order that goes out the door has a tracking number that will be emailed to you, and all of it is completely insured. Everything is carefully packed by hand - we know just how delicate this stuff can be, and how important it is to you.

    We ship from centrally-located Dallas, Texas. Howdy y'all!

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