An invaluable reference guide that details the requirements and assignments of timpani and percussion in more than 3,000 works from the symphonic literature.
Catalogs the symphonic repertoire by composer including:
List of compositions
Date of each composition
Duration of each composition
Specifies if the composition includes timpani and the number of timpanists required
Specifies if the composition includes percussion and the number of players required
Details the assignments of each player specifying which instruments are required
Details when instruments can be shared
Details the extended ranges of instruments required
Specifies exact pitches required for tuned gongs, tuned cow bells, church bells, etc.
Alternate assignments are given in instances if more players are available
Translations are given for unusual instruments as well as suggested replacements
Also includes a glossary of percussion instruments from the repertoire section of the book. Each entry is given a brief definition/translation along with a representative composition in which the instrument is used.
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Mr. Carroll has been playing timpani and percussion for the Los Angeles Philharmonic since joining the orchestra in 1983. He has performed under such conductors as Carlo-Maria Giulini, André Previn, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Leonard Bernstein, Pierre Boulez, Simon Rattle, Zubin Mehta, and Gustavo Dudamel. Mr. Carroll has made numerous recordings with the Philharmonic on labels including Angel, Phillips, Sony, Sheffield Lab, Telarc, and Deutsche Grammophon.
Mr. Carroll also records motion picture soundtracks for Hollywood studio composers such as Maurice Jarre, David Newman, Arthur Rubinstein, and Terrence Blanchard. Film credits include Nick of Time, How to Make an American Quilt, A Walk in the Clouds, Shawshank Redemption, Geronimo, Jennifer Eight, Whispers in the Dark, School Ties, Only the Lonely, Double Impact, Almost an Angel, Dead Poet's Society, and Miracle At St. Anna.
He received his B.A. degree in music composition and performance from California State University, Los Angeles where he studied with Mitchell Peters. In his senior year, Mr. Carroll was awarded outstanding composer/arranger.
Mr. Carroll performs regularly on the Philharmonic's New Music Group and Chamber Music series and has been a featured soloist with various southern California orchestras.
In addition to his performing, Mr. Carroll is an active teacher/clinician on timpani and percussion. He currently teaches privately at University of California at Los Angeles.
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Book Description Charles Dumont & Sons, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1891881698
Book Description Charles Dumont & Sons, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111891881698
Book Description Charles Dumont & Sons, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 481 pages. 11.90x9.00x1.40 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 1891881698