These Eight Pieces For Four Timpani are great fun to play for the advanced percussionist. Detailed performance notes are included by Elliot Carter regarding the size of timpani, sticks and stick strokes, special effects and articulation.
This set of works for timpani is not only exciting but acts as an instruction manual for anyone wanting to compose for percussion instruments. Almost everything you can do on timpani is covered here. Anonymous
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