Classical Percussion (2 CD Set) (minus Drums)



Price: $19.99
Format: Book/2 CDs
Product Code: MMOCD5009




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Author: Arthur Press with Orchestral Accompaniment
Publisher: Music Minus One
ISBN-13: 978-1-59615-124-6
ISBN-10: 1-59615-124-2
Publisher SKU: MMOCD5009
UPC-A: 77712350099
Instrumentation: Drums


Performed by Arthur Press, percussion

Accompaniment: (orchestral accompaniment)

Arthur Press, percussionist of the Boston Symphony, demonstrates many of the major orchestral drum solos and important themes for his instrument. One of the world's 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

Album Contents:
Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai - Sheherazade, op. 35: excerpt 1 (third movement)
Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai - Sheherazade, op. 35: excerpt 2 (third movement)
Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai - Sheherazade, op. 35: excerpt 3 (fourth movement)
Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai - Sheherazade, op. 35: excerpt 4 (fourth movement)
Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai - Sheherazade, op. 35: excerpt 5 (fourth movement)
Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai - Sheherazade, op. 35: excerpt 6 (fourth movement)
Berlioz, Hector - Damnation of Faust: 'Hungarian March'
Bartók, Béla - Concerto for Orchestra: excerpt 1 (Allegretto scherzando, mms. 1 through 9)
Bartók, Béla - Concerto for Orchestra: excerpt 2 (Allegretto scherzando, mms. 25 through 32)
Bartók, Béla - Concerto for Orchestra: excerpt 3 (Allegretto scherzando, mms. 114 through 160)
Bartók, Béla - Concerto for Orchestra: excerpt 4 (Allegretto scherzando, mms. 248 through 263)
Stravinsky, Igor - Petrouchka: 'Dance of the Ballerina'
Prokofiev, Sergei - Peter and the Wolf, op. 67: excerpt (mms. 49-64)
Schuman, William - Symphony No. 3: Toccata
Debussy, Claude - Nocturnes: II. Fętes (excerpt 1)
Debussy, Claude - Nocturnes: II. Fętes (excerpt 2)
Bloch, Ernest - Schelomo: excerpt 1 (Andante moderato, Rehearsal Nos. 2 through 3)
Bloch, Ernest - Schelomo: excerpt 2 (Andante moderato, Rehearsal No. 4)
Bloch, Ernest - Schelomo: excerpt 3 (Andante moderato, Rehearsal No. 6)
Nielsen, Carl - Symphony No. 5, op. 50: Excerpt (Rehearsal Nos. 34-36 and cadenza)
Berlioz, Hector - Roman Carnival Overture, op. 9 (excerpt) 1 (Andante sostenuto, Rehearsal No. 3)
Berlioz, Hector - Roman Carnival Overture, op. 9 (excerpt) 2 (Allegro vivace, Rehearsal No. 16)
Berlioz, Hector - Roman Carnival Overture, op. 9 (excerpt) 3 (Allegro vivace, Rehearsal Nos. 19 through 20)
Bizet, Georges - Camen Suite No. 1: excerpt (Allegro vivo)
Chabrier, Emmanuel - Espańa: excerpt 1 (Allegro con fuoco)
Chabrier, Emmanuel - Espańa: excerpt 2 (Allegro con fuoco)
Chabrier, Emmanuel - Espańa: excerpt 3 (Allegro con fuoco)
Stravinsky, Igor - Petrouchka: excerpt ('Gypsy Dance')
Dvorák, Antonin - Carnaval Overture, op. 92: excerpt 1 (Allegro, Rehearsal Letters A through B)
Dvorák, Antonin - Carnaval Overture, op. 92: excerpt 2 (Allegro, Rehearsal Letters T through W)
Tchaikovsky, Piotr Ilyich - 'Nutcracker' Suite, op. 71a: excerpt (Danse III: 'Trepak')
Tchaikovsky, Piotr Ilyich - 'Nutcracker' Suite, op. 71a: excerpt (Danse IV: 'Danse Arabe')
Respighi, Ottorino - I Pini di Roma (The Pines of Rome): 'Pines of the Villa Borghese' (excerpt)
Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai - Sheherazade, op. 35: excerpt 1 (Vivo, Rehearsal Letter F)
Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai - Sheherazade, op. 35: excerpt 2 (Vivo, before Rehearsal Letter L)
Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai - Sheherazade, op. 35: excerpt 3 (Spiritoso)
Tchaikovsky, Piotr Ilyich - Capriccio Italien: excerpt (Allegro moderato)
Liszt, Franz - Piano Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major, S124: excerpt (Allegro vivace, before Rehearsal Letter F)
Wagner, Richard - Tannhäuser, WWV70: Der Venusberg (excerpt) (Allegro)
Tchaikovsky, Piotr Ilyich - Symphony No. 4 in F minor, op. 36: excerpt 1 (Finale: Allegro con fuoco)
Tchaikovsky, Piotr Ilyich - Symphony No. 4 in F minor, op. 36: excerpt 2 (Finale: Allegro con fuoco)
Tchaikovsky, Piotr Ilyich - Romeo and Juliet: excerpt 1 (Overture-Fantasy, Allegro giusto, Rehearsal Letter E)
Tchaikovsky, Piotr Ilyich - Romeo and Juliet: excerpt 2 (Allegro giusto, Rehearsal Letter N through O)
Stravinsky, Igor - Petrouchka: excerpt 1 ('Tableau: The Moor's Room,' Sostenuto)
Stravinsky, Igor - Petrouchka: excerpt 1 (Valse, Allegretto)
Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai - Sheherazade, op. 35: excerpt (Vivo)
Stravinsky, Igor - The Rite of Spring: excerpt (Prestissimo)

If a soloist is heard on the demonstration audio clip, a complete reference version is also on the included CD, along with the separate background music for your play-along usage.

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