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Alan Abel: 20th Century orchestra studies for timp.

20th Century orchestra studies for timp.. Abel, Alan

20th Century orchestra studies for timp.


Alan Abel



Publisher Schirmer
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This collection has been put together to help the learning Timpani player prepare for the particular challenges present in 20th Century Orchestral music. It would therefore be extremely useful for the intermediate player who is soon to be joining their first full-scale symphony orchestra, as the guidance in this book may well last them throughout their time there! Cues are given as well as tips as to the instrumentation of movements, the prominence of each part within the overall sound and lengths of rests. Compiled and annotated by Alan Abel. Includes Bernstein's 'Overture To Candide', Holst 'The Planets' and Carl Orff's 'Carmina Burana'.


  • Classical Symphony [Orff, Carl]
  • Don Juan [Strauss, Richard]
  • Fourth Symphony [Nielsen, Carl]
  • Invocation And Dance [Creston, Paul]
  • Jeu Des Cartes [Stravinsky, Igor]
  • Judith [Schuman, William]
  • Medea's Meditation And Dance Of Vengeance [Barber, Samuel]
  • New England Triptych [Schuman, William]
  • On The Waterfront [Bernstein, Leonard]
  • Orchester Ornament [Blacher, Boris]
  • Overture (Candide) [Bernstein, Leonard]
  • Overture 'Colas Breugnon' [Kabalevsky, Dmitri]
  • Piano Concerto [Barber, Samuel]
  • Polka And Fugue (Shvanda) [Weinberger, Jaromir]
  • Salome's Dance [Strauss, Richard]
  • Second Essay For Orchestra [Barber, Samuel]
  • Sensemaya [Prokofiev, Sergei]
  • Seventh Symphony [Shostakovich, Dmitri]
  • Seventh Symphony [Sibelius, Jean]
  • Sinfonia India [Chavez, Carlos]
  • Sixth Symphony [Hartmann, Karl Amadeus]
  • Sixth Symphony [Piston, Walter]
  • Sixth Symphony [Schuman, William]
  • Sixth Symphony [Shostakovich, Dmitri]
  • Symphonic Metamorphosis [Hindemith, Paul]
  • The Age Of Anxiety (Symphony No.2) [Bernstein, Leonard]
  • The Planets [Holst, Gustav]
  • The Rite Of Spring [Stravinsky, Igor]
  • Third Symphony [Harris, Roy]
  • Toccata Festiva [Barber, Samuel]
  • Variations For Orchestra [Carter, Elliott]
  • Variations On A Theme Of Paganini [Blacher, Boris]
(ISBN 9781423465942)