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Nora Davenport Collection on Drum Set Methods

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1903.1/19426

Abstract

Title:
Nora Davenport Collection on Drum Set Methods
Author/Creator:
Davenport, Nora
Collection number:
10-28-SCPA/MSPAL
Size:
2.50 linear feet
Bulk dates:
1960-1980
Inclusive dates:
1919-2000
Collection Area:
Special Collections in Performing Arts
Repository:
Special Collections in Performing Arts, Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742. Contact the curator: http://www.lib.umd.edu/scpa/contact
Abstract:

Nora Davenport was a composer, percussionist, and percussion teacher in the Washington, D.C. metro area. She performed with the Washington Chamber Symphony, the Washington Opera and the Washington Ballet at the John F. Kennedy Center. Davenport taught percussion at the Rockville Jewish Community Center for twenty years. This collection contains drum set method books.

Important Information for Users of the Collection

Restrictions:

There are no restricted files in this collection.

Preferred citation:

Nora Davenport Collection on Drum Set Methods, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

Publication rights:

Materials from this collection must be used in the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library's Irving and Margery Morgan Lowens Special Collections Room, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Please make an appointment with the curator: Vincent J. Novara Tel: 301.405.9220, Email: vnovara@umd.edu

Status:

This collection is PROCESSED.

Historical Note

Nora Davenport was a composer, percussionist and percussion teacher in the Washington, D.C. metro area. She performed with the Washington Chamber Symphony, the Washington Opera and the Washington Ballet at the Kennedy Center. Davenport taught percussion at the Rockville Jewish Community Center for twenty years. Davenport died on October 22, 1996.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

This collection contains drum set method books.

Custodial History and Acquisition Information

Gift of Ronald Barnett (Nora Davenports husband), via the UMD School of Musics Percussion Studio in 2010.

Processing Information

Processed by:

Processed by Amanda May, October 2011.

Encoded by:

EAD markup created using EAD database in Microsoft Access. Markup completed by Nicole Horstman, January 2013.

Arrangement of Collection

This collection is organized into one series.

Detailed Description of the Collection

Series 1: Drum Set Method Books, 1919-2000 and undated (2.50 linear feet)

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / FrameItem
Box 1 series 1box 1folder 1
Albright, Fred. Rhythmic Analysis for the Snare Drum. New York: Award Music Company, 1977 series 1box 1folder 1item 1.0
Alexander, Ellen Greiss. On a Roll: Elementary/Intermediate. Rye Brook, New York: WoogliBear Music Publications, 1990 series 1box 1folder 1item 2.0
Appice, Carmine. Realistic Double Feet. New York: Alfred Publishing Company, 1975 series 1box 1folder 1item 3.0
Appice, Carmine. Realistic Hi-Hats. WB Music Corp, 1976 series 1box 1folder 1item 4.0
Appice, Carmine. Rudiments to Rock. WB Music Corp, 1977 series 1box 1folder 1item 5.0
Bartlett, Harry. Percussion Ensemble Method for Teacher Education. Dubuque, Iowa: Wm. C. Brown Company Publishers, 1961 series 1box 1folder 1item 6.0
Bellson, Louis. Drum Primer. New York: David Gornston, 1966 series 1box 1folder 1item 7.0
Blackley, Jim. Syncopated Rolls for the Modern Drummer: Volume I. Toronto, Canada: Jim Blackley, 1961 series 1box 1folder 1item 8.0
Buggert, Robert W. Rubank Intermediate Method: Drums. Chicago: Rubank, Inc., undated series 1box 1folder 1item 9.0
Chaffee, Gary. Technique Patterns. Miami, Florida: CPP/Belwin, Inc., 1987 series 1box 1folder 1item 10.0
Crocken, John. Drum Chart. Randallstown, Maryland: Photographic Directory Publishers, 1975 series 1box 1folder 1item 11.0
Cusatis, Joe. Rhythmic Patterns for the Modern Drummer. New York: Henry Adler, 1963 series 1box 1folder 1item 12.0
Dahlgren, Marvin and Elliot Fine. 4-Way Coordination. New York: Henry Adler, 1963 series 1box 1folder 1item 13.0
Davis, Thomas L. Practical Analysis of Independence for the Drum Outfit. Chicago: Ludwig Drum Company, 1966 series 1box 1folder 1item 14.0
Dowd, Charles. A Funky Primer for the Rock Drummer. New York: Gwyn Publishing Company, 1970 series 1box 1folder 1item 15.0
Dowd, Charles. A Thesaurus for the Jazz/Rock Drummer. New York: Gwyn Publishing Company, 1974 series 1box 1folder 1item 16.0
Faulkner, Steve. A Volume of Instruction for the Drum Set. Lakewood, Colorado: Steve Faulkner, 1978 series 1box 1folder 1item 17.0
Feldstein, Saul. Studies and Melodious Etudes for Mallet. Rockville Centre, New York: Belwin, 1969 series 1box 1folder 1item 18.0
Fink, Ron. Sight Reading and Audition Etudes for Snare Drum. Denton, Texas: Fink Publishing Company, 1981 series 1box 1folder 1item 19.0
Gardner, Carl E. The Gardner Modern Method for the Drums, Cymbals & Accessories: Part I of Modern Method for the Instruments of Percussion. New York: Carl Fischer, 1919 series 1box 1folder 1item 20.0
Gardner, Carl E. Progressive Studies for the Snare Drum: Book I: Elementary. New York: Carl Fischer; two copies, 1925 series 1box 1folder 1item 21.0
Box 2 series 1box 2folder 1
Hall, Anne Carothers. Studying Rhythm. Second edition. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1998 series 1box 2folder 1item 1.0
Harr, Haskell W. Drum Method for Band and Orchestra. Chicago: M.M. Cole Publishing Company, 1968 series 1box 2folder 1item 2.0
Heim, Alyn J. Drum Class Method. Rockville Centre, New York: Belwin Mills, 1958 series 1box 2folder 1item 3.0
Horner, Ronald. The Tuneful Timpanist: An Anthology of Melodies. Galesville, Maryland: Meredith Music Publications, 2000 series 1box 2folder 1item 4.0
Jackson, Douglas. Percussion for Music Educators. Avon, Connecticut: Jackson Publications, 1982 series 1box 2folder 1item 5.0
Lang, Morris. The New Conception: The Contemporary Approach to Jazz Drumming. New York: Henry Adler, 1965 series 1box 2folder 1item 6.0
Leavitt, Joseph. The Rhythms of Contemporary Music. New York: Henry Adler, 1963 series 1box 2folder 1item 7.0
Lombardo, John. Rockin Bass Drum. New York: Alfred Music, 1969 series 1box 2folder 1item 8.0
Ludwig, Jr., William F. Modern Jazz Drumming. Chicago: Ludwig Drum Company, 1959 series 1box 2folder 1item 9.0
Magadini, Pete. Musicians Guide to Polyrhythms, Vol. 1. Hollywood, California: Try Publishing Company, 1968 series 1box 2folder 1item 10.0
Magadini, Pete. Musicians Guide to Polyrhythms, Vol. 2. Hollywood, California: Try Publishing Company, 1970 series 1box 2folder 1item 11.0
McMillan, Thomas. 20th Century Orchestral Snare Drum Studies. Creative Music, undated series 1box 2folder 1item 12.0
Ostling, Acton E. Three Rs for Snare Drum: Book One. Miami, Florida: Warner Brother Publications. Two copies with marginalia, undated series 1box 2folder 1item 13.0
Palmer, Willard A. Alfreds Rudimental Drum Method. Port Washington, New York: Alfred Music, 1968 series 1box 2folder 1item 14.0
Payson, Al and Jack McKenzie. Music Educators Guide to Percussion. Melville, New York: Belwin Mills, 1966 series 1box 2folder 1item 15.0
Podemski, Benjamin. Podemskis Standard Snare Drum Method. New York: Mills Music, 1940 series 1box 2folder 1item 16.0
Poole, Carl. Jazz for Juniors. New York: Henry Adler, 1961 series 1box 2folder 1item 17.0
Poole, Carl. Jazz for Seniors. New York: Henry Adler, 1963 series 1box 2folder 1item 18.0
Reed, Ted. Progressive Steps to Syncopation for the Modern Drummer. Alfred Publishing Company, 1996 series 1box 2folder 1item 19.0
Remsen, Eric. Contemporary Tympani Studies. Try Publishing Company, 1964 series 1box 2folder 1item 20.0
Box 3 series 1box 3folder 1
Rothman, Joel. 32nd and 64th Notes. New York: JR Publications, 1976 series 1box 3folder 1item 1.0
Rothman, Joel. Basic Drum Technique and Beyond. Voorhees, New Jersey: JR Publications, 2001 series 1box 3folder 1item 2.0
Rothman, Joel. Basic Drumming. Fort Lauderdale, Florida: JR Publications, 1983 series 1box 3folder 1item 3.0
Rothman, Joel. Catalog of Drum Books by Joel Rothman. New York: JR Publications, 1974 series 1box 3folder 1item 4.0
Rothman, Joel. Catalog of Drum Books by Joel Rothman. Fort Lauderdale, Florida: JR Publications, undated series 1box 3folder 1item 5.0
Rothman, Joel. Coordination Patterns with 1/16th Note Triplets. New York: JR Publications, 1973 series 1box 3folder 1item 6.0
Rothman, Joel. Coordination Patterns with a 12/8 Feel. New York: JR Publications, 1973 series 1box 3folder 1item 7.0
Rothman, Joel. Coordination Patterns with a Dotted 1/8 Note Cymbal Beat. New York: JR Publications, 1974 series 1box 3folder 1item 8.0
Rothman, Joel. Coordination Patterns with Eighth-Note Triplets. New York: JR Publications, 1970 series 1box 3folder 1item 9.0
Rothman, Joel. Coordination Patterns with Hi Hat and Bass Drum. New York: JR Publications, 1972 series 1box 3folder 1item 10.0
Rothman, Joel. Coordination Patterns with Sixteenth-Notes. New York: JR Publications, 1970 series 1box 3folder 1item 11.0
Rothman, Joel. Cut Time Parts. New York: JR Publications, 1968 series 1box 3folder 1item 12.0
Rothman, Joel. Cymbal Variations for Jazz Drumming. New York: JR Publications, 1974 series 1box 3folder 1item 13.0
Rothman, Joel. Disco Drumming. New York: JR Publications, 1977 series 1box 3folder 1item 14.0
Rothman, Joel. Dynamic Control. New York: JR Publications, 1976 series 1box 3folder 1item 15.0
Rothman, Joel. Easy Drum Solos for Jazz Coordination. Fort Lauderdale, Florida: JR Publications, 1981 series 1box 3folder 1item 16.0
Rothman, Joel. Extraordinarily Phenomenal Undeniably Great Unbelievably Sensational Superbly Magnificent Incredibly Fantastic Jazz Drum Book. New York: JR Publications, 1974 series 1box 3folder 1item 17.0
Rothman, Joel. Four-Way Independence for Jazz Drumming. New York: JR Publications, 1976 series 1box 3folder 1item 18.0
Rothman, Joel. Four-Way Independence for Rock Drumming. New York: JR Publications, 1976 series 1box 3folder 1item 19.0
Rothman, Joel. Fun with Triplets. New York: JR Publications, 1968 series 1box 3folder 1item 20.0
Rothman, Joel. Hand-Foot Solo Patterns. New York: JR Publications, 1976 series 1box 3folder 1item 21.0
Rothman, Joel. Independent Thinking. New York: JR Publications, 1966 series 1box 3folder 1item 22.0
Rothman, Joel. Jazz Around the Drums. New York: JR Publications, 1976 series 1box 3folder 1item 23.0
Rothman, Joel. Jazz Coordination and Drum Breaks with a Double-Time Feel. New York: JR Publications, 1974 series 1box 3folder 1item 24.0
Rothman, Joel. Just Another Rock Book. New York: JR Publications, 1972 series 1box 3folder 1item 25.0
Rothman, Joel. Left Hand Rock Breaks. New York: JR Publications, 1973 series 1box 3folder 1item 26.0
Rothman, Joel. Lets Warm-Up. New York: JR Publications, 1964 series 1box 3folder 1item 27.0
Box 4 series 1box 4folder 1
Rothman, Joel. Mini-Monster Book of Rock Drumming. Fort Lauderdale, Florida: JR Publications, 1981 series 1box 4folder 1item 1.0
Rothman, Joel. Modern Rock Breaks with Bass Kicks. New York: JR Publications, 1973 series 1box 4folder 1item 2.0
Rothman, Joel. New Testament of Technique. New York: JR Publications, 1969 series 1box 4folder 1item 3.0
Rothman, Joel. Paradiddle Rock. JR Publications, 1984 series 1box 4folder 1item 4.0
Rothman, Joel. Phrasing Rock Breaks. New York: JR Publications, 1972 series 1box 4folder 1item 5.0
Rothman, Joel. A Quartet of Recipes Around the Drums. New York: JR Publications, 1976 series 1box 4folder 1item 6.0
Rothman, Joel. Reading and Rolling in Cut Time. New York: JR Publications, 1973 series 1box 4folder 1item 7.0
Rothman, Joel. Recipes with Doubles Around the Drums. New York: JR Publications, 1974 series 1box 4folder 1item 8.0
Rothman, Joel. Recipes with Paradiddles Around the Drums. New York: JR Publications, 1974 series 1box 4folder 1item 9.0
Rothman, Joel. Recipes with Singles Around the Drums. New York: JR Publications, 1974 series 1box 4folder 1item 10.0
Rothman, Joel. Rhythmic Technique. New York: JR Publications, 1973 series 1box 4folder 1item 11.0
Rothman, Joel. Rock Breaks with Thirty-Second Notes. New York: JR Publications, 1972 series 1box 4folder 1item 12.0
Rothman, Joel. Rock N Rolls. New York: JR Publications, 1974 series 1box 4folder 1item 13.0
Rothman, Joel. Rolls, Rolls, Rolls. Fort Lauderdale, Florida: JR Publications, 1967 series 1box 4folder 1item 14.0
Rothman, Joel. Rudiments Around the Drums. New York: JR Publications, 1969 series 1box 4folder 1item 15.0
Rothman, Joel. Rudiments Revisited. New York: JR Publications, 1973 series 1box 4folder 1item 16.0
Rothman, Joel. Shuffle Rock. New York: JR Publications, 1972 series 1box 4folder 1item 17.0
Rothman, Joel. Simple Jazz Breaks Around the Drums. New York: JR Publications, 1974 series 1box 4folder 1item 18.0
Rothman, Joel. Son of Independent Thinking. New York: JR Publications, 1974 series 1box 4folder 1item 19.0
Rothman, Joel. Take a Break. New York: JR Publications, 1972 series 1box 4folder 1item 20.0
Rothman, Joel. Take a Break. New York: JR Publications, 1977 series 1box 4folder 1item 21.0
Rothman, Joel. Teaching Rhythm. New York: JR Publications, 1967 series 1box 4folder 1item 22.0
Rothman, Joel. Two-Measure Jazz Drum Solos Phrased in Three. New York: JR Publications, 1974 series 1box 4folder 1item 23.0
Salmon, James. The Percussion Section for the Concert Band. Winona, Minnesota: Hal Leonard Music, 1955 series 1box 4folder 1item 24.0
Sholle, Emil. Heres the Drum, Vol. I. Cleveland Heights, Ohio: Brook Publishing Company, 1959 series 1box 4folder 1item 25.0
Sholle, Emil. Heres the Drum, Vol. II. Cleveland Heights, Ohio, Brook Publishing Company, 1960 series 1box 4folder 1item 26.0
Box 5 series 1box 5folder 1
Smith, David with John Smith. Time in My Hands. Columbia, Maryland: Songo Music, 1990 series 1box 5folder 1item 1.0
Spector, Stanley. Lessons in Improvisation for the Jazz Drummer, Volume One. Boston: The Stanley Spector School of Drumming, 1958 series 1box 5folder 1item 2.0
Sternburg, Simon. Modern Drum Studies. Alfred Music Company, 1950 series 1box 5folder 1item 3.0
Szymanski, Norbert. Not for Beginners. La Grange, Illinois: R/N Publications, 1979 series 1box 5folder 1item 4.0
Weber, Fred. First Division Band Method. Rockville Centre, New York: Belwin, 1963 series 1box 5folder 1item 5.0
Whistler, Harvey S. Reviewing the Rudiments. Miami, Florida: Rubank, 1946 series 1box 5folder 1item 6.0
Williams, W.H. Basic Drum Book. Wheaton, Maryland: Bomar Publications, 1970 series 1box 5folder 1item 7.0
Yoder, Paul. Rubank Elementary Method: Drums. Chicago: Rubank, 1935 series 1box 5folder 1item 8.0
Percussion Instruments: A Method of Instruction, Part 1. Leipzig, Germany: VEB Deutscher Verlag fur Musik, 1975 series 1box 5folder 1item 9.0
Photocopies of handwritten notes about drum method, undated series 1box 5folder 1item 10.0

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