Dozens of Duets for… the drum and percussion titles


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In all the Dozens of Duets series the standard of both parts are similar throughout to give the option of student with student or student with teacher for learning and performance. The standard of the Book 1s is beginner (accessible after a few lessons), Book 2s and 3s have music that is of a similar standard to the first few grade examinations. The landscape layout is screen (tablet or projector) as well as print friendly.

All the downloads are priced at £1.08p which includes the tax element for digital downloads. They are priced at this level because they were conceived and created as downloads. If you would like a printed copy in the post (UK customers only) they are available at £4.50p each, email orders to mailto:prbpnews@btinternet.com

Dozens of Duets For Drums Book 1                    https://payhip.com/b/qHwg 

The first collection of twelve duets for the beginner drummer/percussionist includes examples of some different styles of notation: full stave, single stave, slash, with stems up and stems down to prepare the student for the many different ways that percussion music is presented in scores and parts.  Both parts are at a similar standard for lessons with students in pairs.

The download: A 2.5MB PDF with cover, contents and 12 duets in A4 format.  Eleven of the duets fit on one page (on two separate staves throughout) with the final work being two pages long,

Dozens of Duets For Drums and Percussion Book 2     https://payhip.com/b/gQzR  

Twelve more duets using easy to read rhythms that can be used to explore the instruments found on many percussion trollies.  Rhythms include influences from Cuban, Brazilian, Spanish, military and dance music styles.  Experiment with different instruments in the duets to find if they can all play the same rhythms and listen to the blends of sounds to create interesting textures.

The download: File is a 1.9MB PDF in A4 format and includes cover and contents pages and all the duets. Each of the duets fit on one page (on two separate staves throughout).

Dozens of Duets For Drums Book 3                    https://payhip.com/b/vBrJ

Composed for two snare drums or snare drum with tom tom the twelve duets introduce some pop and Latin styles of music as well as music from a more orchestral tradition.  The music has been edited to include a number of styles of notation to prepare the student for the different ways that percussion music is presented in sheet music.

The download: File is a 2MB PDF and for printing the book is 23 pages in A4 landscape format, the final seven duets are two pages long starting on an even page number.

Dozens of Duets for Timpani and Drum Book 1            https://payhip.com/b/to6X

The collection contains twelve pieces for the beginner timpanist with a drum accompaniment line.  All works in this collection can be performed on two timpani (no pedals) with the drum part for snare or hand drum.  The A Little Action duet on page 8 uses snare drum and tom tom together.  The standard of both parts are similar throughout to give the option of student with student or student with teacher for learning and performance.

The download: A 1.7MB PDF with cover, contents and 12 duets in A4 landscape format.  Each of the duets fit on one page (on two separate staves throughout).

Dozens of Duets for Keyboard Percussion Book 1      https://payhip.com/b/sSkd

Twelve duets for the beginner keyboard percussionist with both parts at a similar standard.  All works in this collection can be performed within two octaves, C to C, and part 2 can fit on standard tubular bells (chimes), C to F.  The duets can be performed on two of the same instruments or any mix of percussion keyboards and if the instrument has 4+ octaves the same instrument.

The download: A 3MB PDF with cover, contents and 12 duets in A4 format.  Each of the duets fit on one page (on two separate staves throughout).

Dozens of Duets for Keyboard Percussion Book 2      https://payhip.com/b/T4Fk

The second collection of twelve duets for the beginner keyboard percussionist includes examples of contemporary, latin, pop and classical music styles with both parts at a similar standard.  The duets can be performed on two of the same instrument: glockenspiel, xylophone, vibraphone and/or marimba or any two from the list and if the instrument has 4+ octaves the same instrument.

The download: A 5MB PDF with cover, contents and 12 duets in A4 format.  Each of the duets fit on one page (on two separate staves throughout).

Dozens of Duets for Keyboard Percussion Book 3      https://payhip.com/b/GVrU

The third collection of twelve duets for the beginner keyboard percussionist includes examples of classical, pop, game and contemporary music styles with both parts at a similar standard.  The duets can be performed on two of the same instrument: glockenspiel, xylophone, vibraphone and/or marimba or any two from the list.

The download: A 4.6MB PDF with cover, contents and 12 duets in A4 format.  Each of the duets fit on one page (on two separate staves throughout).

Enjoy the music, best wishes

Peter

(c) P.R.Birkby 2019

 

 

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About derangeddrums

Composer, percussionist, musical director, teacher and educator. My music has been written for audiences in palaces and in the street. Music is my vocation and my passion and I hope you enjoy it too.
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