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Simple Steps to Snare Drum
Alfred Music Publishing Co.
Simple Steps to Snare Drum

By Anthony J. Cirone

Price: $7.95
Instrument: Snare Drum
Level: Easy
Item #: EL03678
This book provides expert instruction for beginning percussionists on the basic rudiments of snare drum playing and contains detailed instruction for teaching the necessary elements for reading rhythms.
The Orchestral Snare Drummer
Alfred Music Publishing Co.
The Orchestral Snare Drummer

By Anthony J. Cirone

Price: $9.95
Instrument: Snare Drum
Level: Intermediate
Item #: EL02766
A non-rudimental approach to teaching snare drum. A companion book to The Orchestral Mallet Player and The Orchestral Timpanist.
Portraits in Rhythm
Alfred Music Publishing Co.
Portraits in Rhythm

By Anthony J. Cirone

Price: $12.99
Instrument: Snare Drum
Level: Advanced
Item #: HAB00101
One of the classic snare drum books in print today! This publication presents challenging and stimulating material for the advanced percussion student. It contains 50 musical solos and brief performance notes. See VIDEO MASTER CLASSES link.
Portraits in Rhythm – Complete Study Guide
Alfred Music Publishing Co.
Portraits in Rhythm – Complete Study Guide

By Anthony J. Cirone

Price: $29.99
Instrument: Snare Drum
Level: Advanced
Item #: EL03626A
Portraits in Rhythm Study Guide contains a detailed analysis of Cirone's fifty snare drum solos from Portraits in Rhythm. The observations and interpretations represent years of performing and teaching experience. This comprehensive study guide presents the author's insight on how to interpret the etudes in Portraits in Rhythm, and develops important skills that carry over to other compositions and performances. See VIDEO MASTER CLASS link.
Portraits in Rhythm – Spanish Language Edition (Traducción al Español por Omar Ruiz-Oliver)
Alfred Music Publishing Co.
Portraits in Rhythm – Spanish Language Edition (Traducción al Español por Omar Ruiz-Oliver)

By Anthony J. Cirone

Translation by Omar Ruiz-Oliver

Price: $21.99
Instrument: Snare Drum
Level: Advanced
Item #: 34477
Uno de los libros clásicos de la literatura para tambor, ahora disponible en Español! Este libro contiene material de simulación y de dificultad que ratara a estudiantes de percusión de nivel intermedio y avanzado. Contiene 50 solos musicales acompañados por un detallado análisis de cada estudio.
Portraits in Rhythm – With Japanese Subtitles
Alfred Publishing Co./Yamaha Music Media Corp.
Portraits in Rhythm – With Japanese Subtitles

By Anthony J. Cirone

Translation by Kenji Fujikawa

Instrument: Snare Drum
Level: Advanced
The original Portraits in Rhythm book with a Japanese translation of the text that precedes each etude.
Portraits for Drum Set
Alfred Music Publishing Co.
Portraits for Drum Set

By Anthony J. Cirone

Transcribed for Drum Set by Jeff Redlawsk

Price: $14.95
Instrument: Drum Set
Level: Advanced
Item #: 0753B
This book includes 12 selected etudes from Portraits in Rhythm that have been arranged for drum set. A CD of the etudes, performed by Jeff Redlawsk, is included.
Portraits for Multiple Percussion
Alfred Music Publishing Co.
Portraits for Multiple Percussion

By Anthony J. Cirone

Price: $16.99
Instrument: Multiple Percussion
Level: Advanced
Item #: PERC9607
This book contains the famous rhythms from the Portraits in Rhythm snare drum etudes, transcribed for multiple percussion setup (bass drum, 4 concert toms, 2 bongos, 5 temple blocks, 3 wood blocks, 3 cowbells, 2 suspended cymbals, triangle, and gong). This folio, though advanced, is excellent training for the aspiring percussionist.
Master Technique Builders for Snare Drum
Alfred Music Publishing Co.
Master Technique Builders for Snare Drum

This book contains contributions by 21 authors: Leland C. Beach, John Beck, Louie Bellson, Paul S. Berns, Anthony J. Cirone, Charles Dowd, Frank B. Epstein, T. Baxter Hemphill, Ralph Humphrey, Richard M. Jensen, Roland Kolhoff, Peter Magadini, Joe Morello, Charles Owen, Al Payson, Gordon Peters, Mitchell Peters, Fred V. Sanford, Charles Smith, Ed Soph, and James Ross.

Price: $9.95
Instrument: Snare Drum
Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Item #: EL02897
These daily practice routines, used by professional symphonic and jazz drummers, contain many variations of basic rudimental patterns, making snare drum practicing a joy. Compiled and edited by Anthony J. Cirone.
Podemski's Standard Snare Drum Method
Alfred Music Publishing Co.
Podemski's Standard Snare Drum Method

By Benjamin Podemski

Price: $15.99
Instrument: Snare Drum
Level: Intermediate
Item #: 11393A
One of the standard texts in the field, this book is a modern course in percussion studies, including standard snare drum techniques, drum-solo passages from world-famous concert and symphonic compositions, and exercises for double drumming. It also includes an analysis of the timpani (the instrument, tuning, and correct method for playing, rhythm, and beats) and contains excellent sight-reading material. This latest edition has added dynamics by Anthony J. Cirone.
Modern Classic Solos for Snare Drum
Alfred Music Publishing Co.
Modern Classic Solos for Snare Drum

By Saul Goodman

Price: $12.95
Instrument: Snare Drum
Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Item #: 11424A
This re-discovered compilation of short, concert snare drum solos was found in the Saul Goodman archives. They have been engraved and edited by Anthony J. Cirone to meet the standards of today's percussionists. These 32 etudes challenge and help the reader develop a better understanding of musicianship for today's contemporary player. An instant classic collection which can easily be used for auditions, recitals, and juries.
Contemporary Studies for Snare Drum
Alfred Music Publishing Co.
Contemporary Studies for Snare Drum

By Fred Albright

Price: $15.95
Instrument: Snare Drum
Level: Advanced
Item #: HAB00001A
These supplementary advanced-level studies have been expressively prepared to improve sight-reading ability and technique. The book is geared towards the percussionist who is already familiar with the rudiments of drumming. This latest edition, with added dynamics, was edited by Anthony J. Cirone.
Modern School for Snare Drum
Alfred Music Publishing Co.
Modern School for Snare Drum

By Morris Goldenberg

Price: $20.99
Instrument: Snare Drum
Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Item #: 0714B
The "Goldenberg Book" has been used by generations of orchestral snare drum players for developing their skills. As well as studies and etudes, it includes excerpts from major orchestral repertoire for snare drum and percussion accessory instruments. This edition, by Anthony J. Cirone, includes phrasings, stickings, and re-engraved etudes. This book is the primary resource for developing sight reading and studying orchestral repertoire.