Hip Pockets: A Guide to Your Percussion Section

Text by Vic Firth
Performing Ensemble: Percussion Unaccompanied
Instrumentation: Percussion
Item Number: HPB4
Number of Pages: 34
Publisher: Carl Fischer Music
Print Status: In Print


Quick Overview

"Hip Pockets" books measure just 4.25" wide by 11" high--the perfect size to take with you wherever you go!

The perfect book for percussionists, conductors, and composer/arrangers alike, Vic Firth's A Guide to Your Percussion Section covers all the standard and unusual instruments from Cymbals and Timpani, to all varieties of mallet and keyboard percussion instruments and accessories. Mr. Firth, longtime principal timpanist of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, covers tuning, tone production, stick and mallet selection, projection and proper care of the instruments along with much other useful information.

Hip Pockets: A Guide to Your Percussion Section

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Timpani or Kettledrums
Mallet Percussion