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