This guide provides selected resources for Percussion studies. DVDs, CD's, scores and method books for Percussion are located on Level 1 of the Matheson Library, and can be most easily found by using Monash Library Search to find a Call Number.
To find more method books browse the score collection from SF786.9 .... You can also enter SF786.9* into the library search.
Use the following subject headings:
Snare drum -- Studies and exercises
Online scores are available at Classical Score library.
Solo repertoire and reductions of works for solo instrument and orchestra are located at: P780 DI: e.g. Percussion solo, Percussion and piano, Percussion duets
Some repertoire remains in the S/SF and SE/SEF collections and you need to also browse by composer at 31 for percussion.
SF780 C131 31/C
Child of tree for percussion solo by John Cage
SF780 K88.7 31/F
French suite for percussion solo by William Kraft
SE780 K18 31/B
Beginnings to no end : for solo percussion by Australian composer Dominik Karski
SEF780 X5 31/P
Psappha pour percussion solo by Xenakis
Examples of Text-Based Notation
Cat Hope discusses three Australian works in a 2017 article in Contemporary Music Review : Wording New Paths: Text-Based Notation in New Solo Percussion Works by Natasha Anderson, Erik Griswold, and Vanessa Tomlinson
The Snakes are Loose
Stars of Ours
Still and Moving Paper 2014
More online scores from Classical Scores Library by Peter Maxwell Davies, Bent Lylloff, Scores for percussion.
Etude for snare drum : Århus etude No. 9 by Bent Lylloff
The Århus Etudes are written for ensembles for 3 to 6 musicians. Århus etude No. 9, however, is a solo for snare drum.
Solo for Percussion by Michel van der Aa
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