Hip Pockets: Dictionary Of Percussion Terms

Text by Morris Lang & Larry Spivak
Hip Pockets
Item Number: HPB1
Number of Pages: 64
Publisher: Carl Fischer Music
Print Status: Custom Print, 4-5 days


Quick Overview

This useful book contains an alphabetical listing of terms found in the classical symphonic repertoire. Terms used in English, French, Italian, German, Japanese, African, Spanish, Latin American, Polish, Dutch, Danish and Russian works are included. There are sections devoted to standard abbreviations, phrases from famous symphonic, choral and operatic works and an appendix for mallet instrument ranges. Devised by longtime New York Philharmonic percussionist Morris "Arnie" Lang and composer/percussionist Larry Spivack, this is a book that every percussionist and most composers will want to own.

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Japanese Percussion
Preface to the 1997 Edition
Russian Phrases
Appendix - Range of the Mallet Instruments