"On Musical Interpretation In Percussion Performance" by Tony Cirone
Amazon.com, January 10, 2009
It doesn't get better than this...
Tony Cirone's book should be required reading for those students and professionals who are serious in percussion interpretation. After a lifetime of performing with the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, Mr. Cirone brings his skills and experiences of percussion playing to the highest level of musicianship and analysis in this book. This is scholarly work, and indispensable in understanding what the composer intended, what correct phrasing and execution should be imployed, and, additionally, discovering the "clues" of notation found in the score.
Mr. Cirone is a true pro with an amazing 36 year career; this insight is vital to those who study and play percussion instruments.