Author: Anthony J. Cirone

Title: Portraits in Rhythm, 50 Studies for Snare Drum

Description: A staple in percussion pedagogy, Portraits in Rhythm contains 50 snare drum etudes written with the intent of building reading skills while exposing the student to musical form. Written in a a wide variety of meters and tempi, the etudes provide an excellent foundation in reading rhythms while giving the student the opportunity to explore musical phrasing. Since its original publication in 1966, Portraits in Rhythm has become virtual rite of passage for any serious percussion student.

Categories: Snare Drum, Method, Solo

Annotated by Chase Bronstein