A Conductor’s Guide to Percussion: A Demonstration of Timpani Methods

I thought today before going on to the next percussion instrument, I would show you some of what I talked about for timpani in action. This clip demonstrates matched grip, rolls, several dynamic levels, and use of different mallets. The sticks contact the drum about four inches from the rim, and leave the drumhead immediately … Continue reading A Conductor’s Guide to Percussion: A Demonstration of Timpani Methods