Developing Dexterity : For Snare Drum by Mitchell PetersDeveloping Dexterity for Snare Drum is a collection of stick exercises and patterns designed to aid the snare drummer in developing ease, control, smoothness, and evenness in his handling of the sticks. It has exercises covering a wide scope of technique including single strokes, rolls, flams, paradiddles, rebound strokes, finger strokes, and other aspects of snare drum technique.
Four-Mallet Marimba Playing by Nancy ZeltsmanThis book contains a lot of music, from musical etudes designed for beginning and intermediate players, to recital material appropriate for intermediate and advanced marimbists. It includes: examples taken from contemporary solo and chamber works, with commentary and performance tips; 50 studies to develop four-mallet technique in a musical way; 18 classic and contemporary solos for recitals, auditions or juries, written by Beethoven, Handel, Chopin, Debussy, Leonard Bernstein, Duke Ellington and others; and helpful guidelines for mallet selection, grip, strokes, tone production, rolls, stickings, phrasing and other important topics.
Intermediate Snare Drum Studies by Mitchell PetersThis book is divided into two sections. The first section contains studies that focus on a specific aspect of playing such as single strokes, accents, rolls, and flams. The second section contains 32 studies that are specific in regard to meter, tempi and dynamics.