Teaching Percussion

Teaching Percussion

With DVD

Book - 2006 | 3rd ed
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Cengage Learning
Become a better music teacher with TEACHING PERCUSSION with accompanying 2-DVD set! Providing a comprehensive introduction to every aspect of percussion education, technique, and performance, this music text guides you towards a greater musical awareness and improved technique. Illustrations, examples, and exercises acquaint you with the special needs of all percussion instruments. You will gain a greater insight into music learning and performance through the inclusion of up-to-date techniques and numerous exercises.

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Cook (music and percussion studies, U. of Arizona) instructs future teachers in the pedagogical aspects of college percussion methods and techniques, such as basic percussion technique on the snare drum, keyboard percussion, timpani, bass drum, cymbals, drum set, and other instruments. Stressing experiential learning, he also comments on beginning a percussion program, method books, and instrument classification, and includes a list of pieces and orchestral excerpts and a discography. The new edition contains more information about percussion instruments from around the world, marching percussion and drum sets, musical examples, and further exercises. A two-DVD set, which features live demonstrations, accompanies the text. Other contributors to the book are musicians and educators from the US and Trinidad. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Belmont, CA : Thomson Schirmer ; c2006
Edition: 3rd ed
ISBN: 9780534509903
Branch Call Number: 789.0151 COO 2006
Characteristics: xxxi, 522 p. : ill. ; 28 cm. + 2 videodiscs (DVD : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.)


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