The Complete Idiot's Guide to Playing Percussion

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Playing Percussion

Book - 2009
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The Complete Idiot's Guide#65533; to Playing Percussion presents all the instruments in the percussion family, including orchestral/concert percussion, marching percussion, ethnic percussion, mallet instruments, timpani, and the like. This book is for percussion students; drummers who must also play other percussion instruments; conductors, arrangers, and composers who will be working with the percussion section; and general music students studying the percussion family.

Organized by use, The Complete Idiot's Guide#65533; to Playing Percussion presents -

Essential information about each percussion instrument, including how to play it, making this book a valuable reference resource. The accompanying CD demonstrates each percussion instrument discussed in the book so that students know how each instrument sounds. A proven user-friendly style used in the author's other best-selling music books.

Michael Miller is one of the best-selling authors of music books today. He has written seven music books in the last two decades, among them- The Complete Idiot's Guide #65533; to Playing Drums , Second Edition, The Complete Idiot's Guide #65533; to Music Theory , Second Edition, The Complete Idiot's Guide #65533; to Music History, The Complete Idiot's Guide#65533; to Music Composition, The Complete Idiot's Guide#65533; to Arranging and Orchestration, and (as co-author) The Complete Idiot's Guide #65533; to Singing . He has established a reputation for explaining difficult musical concepts to beginning musicians in easy-to-understand language.

Publisher: New York, NY : Alpha Books, c2009.
ISBN: 9781592579297
1592579299
Characteristics: xix, 243 p. : ill., music ; 28 cm. + 1 sound disc (4 3/4 in. : digital)

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