Author: Mitchell Peters
Title: Fundamental Method for Timpani
Publisher: Alfred Publishing Co.; USA
Length: 215 pages
Content: The book is divided into 4 chapters. The first for general informations about timpani playing, tuning and maintenance. The second chapter gives basic techniques on performance. The third and fourth chapters give over 60 etudes for 2, 3, and 4 drum playing. The book is a comprehensive guide to proper timpani performance for beginning players.
Bio: Mitchell Peters was a member of the Los Angeles Philharmonic from 1969 to 2006 and owns and operates his own music publishing company that handles percussion works exclusively. His widely published compositions and instructional materials are highly regarded throughout the United States and abroad.