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Teaching Percussion (with 2-DVD Set)

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Pub. Date:
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Summary

TEACHING PERCUSSION, which includes a free 2-DVD set with over 7 hours of footage, continues to set the standard in percussion instrument methods texts. Providing a comprehensive introduction to every aspect of percussion education, technique, and performance, this text helps students develop musical understanding and performance skills. The text's consistent and detailed philosophy introduces students to a refined teaching methodology, as well as a greater understanding of the learning process, by integrating contemporary concepts about experiential awareness learning.

Table of Contents

Preface xv
Introduction xxi
About the Author xxix
General Considerations and Prerequisites
1(23)
Percussion Performance and Education
2(8)
General Considerations
2(1)
Classification of Instruments
2(3)
Tone Production on Percussion Instruments
5(2)
Notation Systems for Percussion
7(1)
Interpretation of Notation
8(2)
Organizing the Beginning Percussion Program
10(3)
Selecting the Percussion Student
11(1)
Training the Beginning Percussionist
12(1)
Organizing the Percussion Section
13(7)
Recommended Percussion Instrumentation
14(2)
Recommended Sticks and Mallets
16(1)
Instrument and Percussionist Assignments
16(1)
Location of the Percussion Section in the Ensemble
17(1)
Percussion Instrument Substitution
17(1)
General Maintenance and Head Replacement
18(1)
Motivating the Percussionist
19(1)
Percussion Method Books
20(3)
Individual Instrument Methods
20(1)
Combined Percussion Methods
20(1)
Percussion Ensemble Collections
20(1)
General Guides to Percussion
21(2)
Percussive Arts Society
23(1)
Notes
23(1)
Basic Percussion Technique Through the Study of the Snare Drum
24(55)
Historical Origins
24(1)
The Snare Drum
25(6)
Construction
25(2)
Care and Maintenance
27(1)
Tuning
28(1)
Stands
29(1)
Sticks
29(1)
Playing Areas
30(1)
Tom Tom, Field Drum, Tenor Drum, and Roto-Toms
31(2)
The Attitude Toward Percussion Performance and Education
33(2)
Matched and Traditional Grip
35(1)
Instrument Height and Stance
36(1)
A Concept of the Grip and Stroke
37(7)
The Pivot Point or Fulcrum
38(1)
The Grip
38(1)
The Basic Percussion Stroke
39(5)
Basic Drumming Technique
44(22)
Rebounds, Doubles, and Rolls
45(6)
Roll Interpretation
51(6)
The Stroke-and-a-Bounce and Finger Stroke Control
57(4)
Accent Studies
61(1)
Grace Note Figures (Flams and Drags/Ruffs)
62(4)
Special Effects---Rim and Stick Shots and Others
66(1)
Sticking Policies
66(4)
Phrasing
70(1)
The Strokes
71(2)
Individual Snare Drum Methods and Supplemental Studies
73(5)
Major Applied Methods
73(1)
Supplemental Studies
74(1)
Snare Drum Technique
75(1)
Selected Solos
76(2)
Notes
78(1)
Multiple Percussion
79(14)
History and Definitions
79(1)
Notational Systems
80(6)
Additional Considerations
86(3)
Multiple Percussion Studies and Solos
89(4)
Methods and Solo Collections
89(1)
Selected Solos
89(4)
Keyboard Percussion
93(64)
Origins and Classifications
93(1)
Instrument Characteristics
94(13)
Xylophone
94(1)
Marimba
95(2)
Vibraphone (Vibraharp or Vibe)
97(2)
Glockenspiel or Concert Bells
99(2)
Marching Bell Lyre
101(1)
Chimes
101(2)
Crotales
103(1)
Celesta
104(1)
Unique Instruments
105(1)
Mallets
106(1)
Keyboard Percussion Technique
107(18)
The Grip
107(2)
Playing Areas on the Bars
109(1)
The Approach
110(1)
The Stroke
110(1)
The Full Stroke Technique
111(3)
The Touch-Lift Stroke
114(2)
The Sustained Tone or Roll
116(2)
Special Effects
118(1)
Keyboard Percussion Reading
119(6)
Expression and Phrasing on Keyboard Percussion Instruments
125(2)
Multiple Mallets
127(6)
The Traditional Cross-Grip
128(2)
The Musser (Stevens) Grip
130(2)
The Burton Grip
132(1)
Multiple-Mallet Keyboard Percussion Technique
133(10)
Vibraphone Technique
143(3)
Individual Keyboard Methods and Supplemental Studies
146(10)
Major Applied Methods
146(1)
Supplemental Studies
147(1)
Vibraphone Methods
148(1)
Supplemental Studies
149(1)
Other Music Adaptable to Keyboard Percussion Study
149(1)
Selected Solos
150(6)
Notes
156(1)
Timpani
157(58)
Historical Origins
157(1)
Performance Considerations
158(2)
Developing the Timpanist
160(3)
Ear Training
160(2)
Practicing
162(1)
Instruments and Mallets
163(12)
Construction and Manufacturers
163(1)
Heads
164(1)
Mallets
165(2)
Sizes and Ranges
167(1)
Head and Mechanical Adjustments
168(4)
Head Replacement/Selecting the Playing Spot
172(1)
Fine Tuning/Clearing Heads
173(2)
Timpani Technique
175(34)
Position of the Timpani and Playing Areas
176(1)
Tuning a Pitch
177(1)
Basic Tuning Exercise
178(1)
Performance Tuning
179(2)
Tuning Gauges
181(3)
Intonation Tempering
184(1)
The Grips
185(1)
The Basic Timpani Stroke
186(2)
Articulation Considerations and Musical Expression
188(8)
Rolls, Finger Strokes, and Forearm
196(4)
Forte-Piano Rolls
200(1)
Muffling
201(2)
Muting
203(1)
Cross Sticking
204(5)
Individual Timpani Methods and Supplemental Studies
209(5)
Major Applied Methods
209(1)
Supplemental Studies
210(1)
Orchestral Excerpts
210(1)
Reference Books and Videos
211(1)
Selected Solos
211(3)
Notes
214(1)
Bass Drum, Cymbals, and Accessories
215(38)
The Bass Drum
215(10)
Construction and Selection
215(1)
Heads
215(1)
Tuning
216(1)
Stands
216(1)
Humidifiers
217(1)
Mallets
218(3)
Playing Techniques
221(3)
The Art of Playing Bass Drum and Attached Cymbal
224(1)
Cymbals
225(6)
Origins
225(1)
Construction and Selection
225(1)
Straps and Pads
226(1)
Care
226(1)
Crash Cymbals
227(3)
Suspended Cymbals
230(1)
Triangle
231(3)
Origins
231(1)
Selection
232(1)
Clips
232(1)
Beaters
233(1)
Playing Techniques
233(1)
Tambourine
234(3)
Origins
234(1)
Selection
235(1)
Care
235(1)
Playing Techniques
235(2)
Gongs and Tam Tams
237(3)
Origins
237(1)
Construction and Selection
237(2)
Mallets and Racks
239(1)
Playing Techniques
240(1)
Castanets
240(2)
Origins
240(1)
Construction and Selection
240(1)
Playing Techniques
240(2)
Wood Blocks
242(1)
Origins
242(1)
Construction and Selection
242(1)
Playing Techniques
242(1)
Temple Blocks
243(1)
Origins
243(1)
Playing Techniques
243(1)
Less Common Instrumental Accessories
244(7)
Finger Cymbals
244(1)
Cowbells
244(1)
Sleigh Bells
244(1)
Slapstick
245(1)
Ratchet
246(1)
Metal Plates, Anvils, and Pipes
246(1)
Brake Drums
246(1)
Percussion Aerophones, Toys, and Exotic Instruments
246(1)
Sandpaper Blocks
247(1)
Horns
248(1)
Marching Machine and Horses' Hooves
248(1)
Lujon
248(1)
Slit Drums and Log Drums
248(1)
Wind Chimes
249(2)
Methods and Studies for Bass Drum, Cymbals, and Accessories
251(1)
Notes
252(1)
Percussion Instruments of the World
253(41)
African Influences and Styles
254(10)
African Roots
254(1)
Kinka
254(5)
Kpanlogo
259(5)
Afro-Cuban Influences and Styles
264(11)
Claves
265(1)
Bongos
266(2)
Congas
268(3)
Timbales
271(2)
Cowbells
273(1)
Guiro
274(1)
Maracas
274(1)
Jawbone (Quijada) and Vibra-Slap
275(1)
Brazilian Influences and Styles
275(4)
Surdo
275(1)
Repinique
276(1)
Other Brazilian Instruments
276(3)
Hand Drums of the World
279(6)
Middle Eastern Influences and Styles
279(1)
Global Frame Drumming and Groove Tunes
280(3)
Tabla
283(2)
Steel Drums
285(4)
Percussion of the World: Methods and Study Materials
289(5)
Supplemental Studies
291(3)
Drum Set
294(35)
Origins and Evolution
294(4)
Dixieland Drumming
295(1)
The Swing Era and Big Band Drumming
296(1)
Bop, Cool Jazz, and Hard Bop
296(1)
Contemporary Eclectic and Rock Styles
297(1)
Instruments
298(3)
Tuning and Heads
299(1)
Cymbals
300(1)
Electronic Percussion and Technology
301(4)
Current Electronic Percussion Instruments
301(1)
Using Technology as a Tool
302(2)
Other Technologies for the Classroom
304(1)
Concepts for Drum Set Study and Performance
305(3)
Body Awareness and Instrument Setup
306(1)
Musical Awareness
306(2)
Performance Techniques
308(13)
Developing the Feet
308(2)
Ride Cymbal Time
310(3)
Coordinated Independence, Four-Way Coordination, Interdependence
313(2)
Movement Around the Drums
315(1)
Chart Reading and Interpretation
315(2)
Brushes
317(1)
Basic Styles and Considerations
317(4)
Drum Set Methods, DVDs, Videos, and Supplemental Studies
321(7)
Video Tapes and DVDs
321(2)
Comprehensive Methods for Drum Set Study
323(1)
Supplemental Studies for Comprehensive Study
324(1)
Methods for Styles Awareness, Chart Reading, and Interpretation
324(1)
Supplemental Studies for Styles Awareness, Chart Reading, and Interpretation
325(1)
Afro-Cuban and Brazilian Styles
325(1)
Brush Methods
326(1)
Methods for Movement Around the Drums
326(1)
Supplemental Studies for Movement Around the Drums
327(1)
Multiple-Percussion Drum Set Solos
327(1)
Notes
328(1)
Marching Percussion
329(96)
History and Evolution
329(3)
Developing the Contemporary Marching Percussion Section
332(1)
Instruments and Equipment
332(12)
Bass Drums
332(4)
Snare Drum
336(4)
Tensors or Multi-Tom Toms
340(2)
Cymbals
342(1)
The Front Ensemble or Pit
342(2)
Training the Marching Percussionist
344(33)
The System
344(1)
Marching
344(1)
Timing Training
345(1)
Rehearsal Techniques and Philosophy
346(1)
The Stroke Awareness Approach
347(2)
The Stroke Awareness System
349(1)
The Basic Grips, Strokes, and Dynamic Levels
350(1)
Developing a Warm-Up Routine
351(11)
Developing Uniform Drumming Skills
362(13)
Visuals
375(2)
Rudimental Drumming
377(16)
Scoring and Arranging for Marching Percussion
393(10)
Field Placement and Projection
403(2)
The Challenge
405(1)
Marching Percussion Arrangements for the Methods Class
406(14)
Marching Percussion Methods and Materials
420(4)
Major Complete Methods for Individual and Ensemble Study
421(1)
Supplemental Studies for the Individual and Full Ensemble
422(1)
Warm-Ups and Cadences for the Full Ensemble
423(1)
Percussion Features
423(1)
Contemporary Rudimental Solos, Books, and Videos
424(1)
Selected Traditional Rudimental Solos and Books and Videos
424(1)
Notes
424(1)
Musical Interpretation of Percussion Parts
425(29)
Interpretive Commentary on the Percussion Writing in Gustav Holst's First Suite in E for Military Band
426(27)
Notes
453(1)
Supplemental Playing Exercises
454(17)
Basic Stroke Combinations
454(1)
Buzz Comparisons
455(2)
Tied Rolls
457(1)
Nontied Rolls
457(2)
Double Stroke and Rebound Control
459(1)
Finger Control Exercises
459(1)
Sticking Policy Exercises
460(3)
Keyboard Exercises
463(7)
Supplemental Percussion Ensemble African Creation
470(1)
Dr. Jeannine Remy
Afterword Future Trends in Percussion Education 471(2)
Appendix A Orchestral Excerpts for Percussion and Discography of Percussion Music 473(10)
Appendix B Select Percussion Solo and Ensemble Music 483(24)
Glossary of Foreign Terms 507(3)
Bibliography 510(3)
Index 513


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