Guidelines Notebook

MS Band - Cycle 2: Odd Years

Page  4-B-3-2
Updated: Aug. 27, 2018

Essential Elements Book 3

  • #166: Reading Skill Builder No. 9 for WW, Brass, Mallets and Snare
  • 2 octave chromatic scale as provided here for WW, Brass, and Mallets
  • #132: Only Snare Drum Quarter = 120
  • #123: Only Timpani Recording Tuning of Three Timpani then play exercise Quarter Note = 120 with no fermatas.
The Chromatic Scale will be played Quarter Note at 120, slur up and tongue down.
[refer to chromatic scale examples in the MS Band section]

Exercise #132 for the snare drum is replacing the 10 second roll.