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Book Shelf Review

The Logic of It All

‘The Logic of It All’ by Anthony J Sironi and Joe Sinai

This book is currently published by Music Publications, but it is worth mentioning that years ago it was published under Anthony Sironi’s own publishing company. It has been re-edited and re-issued and now distributed by Howell Leonard so it is readily available in the UK.

‘The Logic of It All’ is, I think, a book which every percussion player should have on their bookshelf. It is a breakdown of all of the different aspects of playing in symphony orchestras, working out the intentions of composers and what they want of percussion instruments which they score for in their works.

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Anne Collis

The Only Girl in the Orchestra
Anne Collis

By Anne Collis.

When I left the Royal Academy of Music in 1964, there were no women on ANY instrument except the Harp in any major London orchestra, and certainly none on the Percussion! In fact when I entered the RAM in 1962, there were no students studying Timpani or Percussion at all.

There had been a couple of famous women a few years previously, Maggie Cotton (who went to the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra) and Pat Brady, who had held the job of Timpanist in the BBC Symphony Orchestra, but they were the only ones and non of the ‘Big Four (the LSO, RPO, LPO and Philharmonia) refused to even audition women!

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Etudes and Tutorial Study Material
I have written for you, the student, a series of exciting and stimulating studies for various percussion instruments. Click through to see if there is one (or more!) for you. Cheers! Nigel.

Read information about instrumentation, performance and aptitude levels and to see a sample of each set.


Here are the ones I have done so far:
These offer practical solutions in getting students to problem solve the various technical and musical issues which multi-percussion writing can throw up.
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