Author: Vic Firth
Title: The Solo Timpanist: 26 Etudes and Solos
Publisher: Carl Fischer; New York, NY; 1963
Length: 47 pages
Content: 26 short etudes appropriate for intermediate-advanced solo timpani performance with brief descriptions of each. Great for recital solos or weekly exercises. These short timpani solos are used often in recitals and auditions and are a standard of the percussion community.
Bio: Vic Firth was originally the youngest member of the Boston Symphony Orchestra at the age of 21 and has since dominated the world of percussion with his drum stick and mallet manufacturing company.
Annotated by James Charrette