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Parking Lot Etudes

Psychogenic discourse for the flam-drag fighter pilot
Level: Advanced
State Lists: Indiana
Pages: 37
Release Date: 1998
Product ID : TSPB-02
Price: $19.00
Item #: TSPB-02

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Parking Lot Etudes contains some of the most unique drumline cadences and on field warm-ups ever written for the Santa Clara Vanguard. Included are these game-changing favorites:

Martian Mambo (SCV '90-'91, '94)
Poof! (SCV '92)
Fat Mama Dancin' (SCV '97)
Electric Wheelchair (SCV '90-'92)
It's in 4 (SCV '94 & '96)

Murray Gusseck also supplies a foreword to each piece giving some insight into the creation of the work. These are advanced pieces which are sure to test the boundaries of your rudimental chops!

This book is published in score form, saddle-stitch bound, and features a full-color glossy cover. Click the product picture above for a look inside!

 

Reviews

Parking Lot Etudes is a collection of five works for unaccompanied drum line, suitable for either a drum feature or as cadences to accompany movement of the band on or off the field.  Each four- to five-minute etude is written for a snare drum line, tenor line (using quints), and five bass drums.  Most of the pieces are written in a straight-forward march style with some occasional twists (meter change, split parts, special stickings).  The etudes are written for accomplished percussionists; tempos (M.M. = 120-138), accent patterns, rhythms (sextuplets, septuplets), meter changes (4/4, 15/16), and the rhythmic accuracy required of the bass line are very demanding.  The snare and tenor lines include many specialty strokes (rimshots, buzz rolls, crush rolls, cross-overs, muted rimshots, and performing on a neighbor's drum).  A college-level percussion section could give each of these works a satisfying reading.

—Terry O'Mahoney
Percussive Notes

Description

Parking Lot Etudes contains some of the most unique drumline cadences and on field warm-ups ever written for the Santa Clara Vanguard. Included are these game-changing favorites:

Martian Mambo (SCV '90-'91, '94)
Poof! (SCV '92)
Fat Mama Dancin' (SCV '97)
Electric Wheelchair (SCV '90-'92)
It's in 4 (SCV '94 & '96)

Murray Gusseck also supplies a foreword to each piece giving some insight into the creation of the work. These are advanced pieces which are sure to test the boundaries of your rudimental chops!

This book is published in score form, saddle-stitch bound, and features a full-color glossy cover. Click the product picture above for a look inside!

 

Reviews

Parking Lot Etudes is a collection of five works for unaccompanied drum line, suitable for either a drum feature or as cadences to accompany movement of the band on or off the field.  Each four- to five-minute etude is written for a snare drum line, tenor line (using quints), and five bass drums.  Most of the pieces are written in a straight-forward march style with some occasional twists (meter change, split parts, special stickings).  The etudes are written for accomplished percussionists; tempos (M.M. = 120-138), accent patterns, rhythms (sextuplets, septuplets), meter changes (4/4, 15/16), and the rhythmic accuracy required of the bass line are very demanding.  The snare and tenor lines include many specialty strokes (rimshots, buzz rolls, crush rolls, cross-overs, muted rimshots, and performing on a neighbor's drum).  A college-level percussion section could give each of these works a satisfying reading.

—Terry O'Mahoney
Percussive Notes



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