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ACOUSTICS OF BAR PERCUSSION INSTRUMENTS
James L. Moore 
A 76 page book containing acoustical descriptions of the marimba, xylophone, vibraphone, and orchestra bells; documentation of research on modes of vibration of the bars; and information describing the process of bar tuning.
(This book has recently been re-typeset and charts and examples refined. No content has been changed. The book is in an easier to read and more compact format. Orginially 178 pages double spaced. - Ed.)

BM-10002
Price: $30.00 

KNOW YOUR DRUM RUDIMENTS
This booklet contains all of the NARD & PAS rudiments, complete with notational examples and practice tips - A valuable aid for every student, performer, and teacher.

BM-10003
Price: $3.00 

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SNARE DRUM ROLL & RUDIMENT INTERPRETATION 
Gary J. Olmstead 
This booklet contains a thorough description and playing exercises for development of the snare drum roll. A valuable aid for percussion students and teachers. The definitive book on Rudimental Snare Drum style.

BM-10005
Price: $10.95 


MUSIC FOR PERCUSSION - A Look at the Life and Music of John H. Beck, Murray Houlliof, James L. Moore and John S. Pratt.  E-Book and Performances by Domenico E. Zarro, Ed.D.

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Music For Percussion, a CD-ROM created by Dr. Domenico E. Zarro, is a great new reference source for today’s student of percussion who wants to learn more about percussion literature and the composers who created it. The first in this reference series focuses on the music and life of John H. Beck, Murray Houllif, James L. Moore and John S. Pratt. Mac and PC compatible,

Music For Percussion provides the student with an e-book that consists of an interview with each composer; their biography; their complete catalogue of works and contact information of their publishers. In addition, an annotated analysis is provided on select works of eachcomposer, along with a performance of each work discussed. An Important Source for Any Band Director or Percussion Teacher’s Library.

BM-10006
Price $15.00

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TECHNIQUES OF PLAYING BASS DRUM, CYMBALS AND ACCESSORIES - MUSIC FOR PERCUSSION 

Al Payson
Mr. Payson presents concert performance techniques of various percussion instruments and discusses types of these instruments as well as to acquaint the student with excerpts from standard symphonic repertory. Included are Bass Drum, Tambourine, Castanets, Triangle, Cymbals, Finger Cymbals, Antique Cymbals, Gong and Tam-Tam.

BM-10007
Price $12.95


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