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Classical Percussion (2 CD Set)

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Arthur Press, percussionist of the Boston Symphony, demonstrates many of the major orchestral drum solos and important themes for his instrument. One of the worlds premier performers, he offers instruction for snare drum, bass drum, cymbals, castanets, tambourine and triangle in this survey of the classical repertoire. Includes a profusely illustrated book showing the drum parts as part o the original orchestral scores and many photographs of correct hand positions…a wealth of material gathered from many years of playing experience.
Includes a 60-page, newly-engraved and illustrated music book on high-quality ivory paper containing exercises and excerpts from classical masterpieces with performance suggestions: and two narrated compact discs complete with each piece demonstrated solo, then given again both with soloist and ensemble and with orchestral accompaniment alone minus you, the soloist

Contents

  • 1) Rimsky-Korsakov- Sheherazade, op. 35: excerpt 1 (third movement)
  • 2) Rimsky-Korsakov- Sheherazade, op. 35: excerpt 2 (third movement)
  • 3) Rimsky-Korsakov- Sheherazade, op. 35: excerpt 3 (fourth movement)
  • 4) Rimsky-Korsakov- Sheherazade, op. 35: excerpt 4 (fourth movement)
  • 5) Rimsky-Korsakov- Sheherazade, op. 35: excerpt 5 (fourth movement)
  • 6) Rimsky-Korsakov- Sheherazade, op. 35: excerpt 6 (fourth movement)
  • 7) Berlioz- Damnation of Faust: Hungarian March
  • 8) Bartók- Concerto for Orchestra: excerpt 1 (Allegretto scherzando, mms. 1 through 9)
  • 9) Bartók- Concerto for Orchestra: excerpt 2 (Allegretto scherzando, mms. 25 through 32)
  • 10) Bartók- Concerto for Orchestra: excerpt 3 (Allegretto scherzando, mms. 114 through 160)
  • 11) Bartók- Concerto for Orchestra: excerpt 4 (Allegretto scherzando, mms. 248 through 263)
  • 12) Stravinsky- Petrouchka: Dance of the Ballerina
  • 13) Prokofiev- Peter and the Wolf, op. 67: excerpt (mms. 49-64)
  • 14) William Schuman- Symphony No. 3: Toccata
  • 15) Debussy- Nocturnes: II. Fêtes (excerpt 1)
  • 16) Debussy- Nocturnes: II. Fêtes (excerpt 2)
  • 17) Bloch, Ernest- Schelomo: excerpt 1 (Andante moderato, Rehearsal Nos. 2 through 3)
  • 18) Bloch, Ernest- Schelomo: excerpt 2 (Andante moderato, Rehearsal No. 4)
  • 19) Bloch, Ernest- Schelomo: excerpt 3 (Andante moderato, Rehearsal No. 6)
  • 20) Nielsen- Symphony No. 5, op. 50: Excerpt (Rehearsal Nos. 34-36 and cadenza)
  • 21) Berlioz- Roman Carnival Overture, op. 9 (excerpt) 1 (Andante sostenuto, Rehearsal No. 3)
  • 22) Berlioz- Roman Carnival Overture, op. 9 (excerpt) 2 (Allegro vivace, Rehearsal No. 16)
  • 23) Berlioz- Roman Carnival Overture, op. 9 (excerpt) 3 (Allegro vivace, Rehearsal Nos. 19 through 20)
  • 24) Bizet- Camen Suite No. 1: excerpt (Allegro vivo)
  • 25) Chabrier- España: excerpt 1 (Allegro con fuoco)
  • 26) Chabrier- España: excerpt 2 (Allegro con fuoco)
  • 27) Chabrier- España: excerpt 3 (Allegro con fuoco)
  • 28) Stravinsky- Petrouchka: excerpt (Gypsy Dance)
  • 29) Dvorak- Carnaval Overture, op. 92: excerpt 1 (Allegro, Rehearsal Letters A through B)
  • 30) Dvorak- Carnaval Overture, op. 92: excerpt 2 (Allegro, Rehearsal Letters T through W)
  • 31) Tchaikovsky- Nutcracker Suite, op. 71a: excerpt (Danse III: Trepak)
  • 32) Tchaikovsky- Nutcracker Suite, op. 71a: excerpt (Danse IV: Danse Arabe)
  • 33) Respighi- I Pini di Roma (The Pines of Rome): Pines of the Villa Borghese (excerpt)
  • 34) Rimsky-Korsakov- Sheherazade, op. 35: excerpt 1 (Vivo, Rehearsal Letter F)
  • 35) Rimsky-Korsakov- Sheherazade, op. 35: excerpt 2 (Vivo, before Rehearsal Letter L)
  • 36) Rimsky-Korsakov- Sheherazade, op. 35: excerpt 3 (Spiritoso)
  • 37) Tchaikovsky- Capriccio Italien: excerpt (Allegro moderato)
  • 38) Liszt- Piano Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major, S124: excerpt (Allegro vivace, before Rehearsal Letter F)
  • 39) Wagner- Tannhäuser, WWV70: Der Venusberg (excerpt) (Allegro)
  • 40) Tchaikovsky- Symphony No. 4 in F minor, op. 36: excerpt 1 (Finale: Allegro con fuoco)
  • 41) Tchaikovsky- Symphony No. 4 in F minor, op. 36: excerpt 2 (Finale: Allegro con fuoco)
  • 42) Tchaikovsky- Romeo and Juliet: excerpt 1 (Overture-Fantasy, Allegro giusto, Rehearsal Letter E)
  • 43) Tchaikovsky- Romeo and Juliet: excerpt 2 (Allegro giusto, Rehearsal Letter N through O)
  • 44) Stravinsky- Petrouchka: excerpt 1 (Tableau: The Moors Room, Sostenuto)
  • 45) Stravinsky- Petrouchka: excerpt 1 (Valse, Allegretto)
  • 46) Rimsky-Korsakov- Sheherazade, op. 35: excerpt (Vivo)
  • 47) Stravinsky- The Rite of Spring: excerpt (Prestissimo)

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