Percussion

Subject Headings
Call Numbers
Books at SFCM
Periodicals
Web Sites

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SUBJECT HEADINGS in Wolfi
* Snare drum, Xylophone, etc. may be used instead of timpani.
Concertos timpani*
Concertos percussion
Percussion and Percussion ensembles (for two or more percussionists, each playing one or more percussion instruments)
Percussion music (for one percussionist playing two or more different percussion instruments)
Sonatas timpani
Timpani and
Timpani music (for one percussion instrument)
Trios; Quartets; Quintets; Sextets; Septets; Octets; Nonets (For chamber music with keyboard see the Keyboard Music Guide.)

SUBJECT HEADINGS for books
Drum
Drummers (musicians)
Electronic percussion instruments
Marimba
Percussion instruments
Rhythm bands and orchestras
Timpani
Xylophone

CALL NUMBERS
*For Sextets, Septets, Octets, Nonets use same formulae as Quartets and Quintets, thus M685 - M686 are Sextets which may include one or more percussion instruments.

M146Solo drum [including tympani, side drum, etc.
M147Solo bells, glockenspiel, etc.
M175Solo other [xylophone, marimba, vibraphone, etc.
M284 - M285One percussion instrument and piano
M298 - M299Duets which may include one or more percussion instruments
M385 - M386Trios which may include one or more percussion instruments
M390Percussion trios
M485 - M486Quartets which may include one or more percussion instruments
M490Percussion quartets
M585 - M586Quintets which may include one or more percussion instruments
M590Percussion quintets


Concertos:

M1038 - M1039Concertos for percussion instrument with orchestra
M1138 - M1139Concertos for percussion instrument with string orchestra
M1039.4 ; M1139.4Concertos for other percussion instruments (xylophone, etc.)


BOOK CALL NUMBERS: ML1030; MT662
Selected SFCM LIBRARY RESOURCES
Bajzek, Dieter. Percussion: An Annotated Bibliography. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1988. REF ML128.P4 B34 1988

Blades, James. Percussion Instruments and their History. London: Faber & Faber, Ltd., 1984. ML1030 .B632 1984

Encyclopedia of Percussion. John H. Beck, ed. New York: Garland Pub., 1995. REF ML102.P4 E5 1995

Hart, Mickey. Planet drum : a celebration of percussion and rhythm.

2nd ed.Novato, Calif. :Grateful Dead Books, 1991. ML1035 .H23 1991

Peinkofer, Karl. Handbook of Percussion Instruments. Melville, NY: Belwin Mills, 1976. ML1030.P377 H2

Siwe, Thomas. Percussion Solo Literature. Champaign, IL: Media Press Inc., 1995. REF ML128.P4 S6 1995

PERIODICALS
International Musician
Medical Problems of Performing Artists
Overseas Musician
Percussionist
Percussive Notes

WEB SITES Cyber-Drum Industry news and product reviews; also music reviews, artist interviews, and links to other sites.
Drum Workshop Information about percussion instruments and their care.
Drumlessons.com Online drum lessons on a variety of topics, including rock, jazz and latin drumming, drum fills, with play-alongs and videos. Free membership gets you weekly lessons sent to your email.
Vic Firth Education Resource Center Extensive percussion site from legendary Boston Symphony Orchestra tympanist, Everett "Vic" Firth.
Drummer's Web An extensive collection of ads and a list of articles, the page also has links to many different sites about all styles of drumming.
Percussion Information 1994-2002 -- Eight years of percussion information on the web.
Percussive Arts Society Home page for the PAS.