Encyclopedia Rudimentia – OUT NOW

The largest rudimental collection ever, Encyclopedia Rudimentia is now available from Hudson Music!

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French Rudiments, Dutch Rudiments, German Rudiments, Scotch Rudiments, British Rudiments, Swiss Rudiments, American Rudiments, Hybrid Rudiments, Ancient Rudiments, Fife and Drum, Modern Rudiments, 19th Century Rudiments, 20th Century Rudiments, 21st Century Rudiments, Ashworth, Hazeltine, Potter, Rumrille and Holton, Bruce and Emmitt, Strube, Hart, Sousa, Moeller, Wilcoxon, Delucia, Queen, Wanamaker, Bachman, Freytag, Pratt, NARD, PAS, DCI, it’s all in here. This isn’t every rudiment ever played, but it is the most comprehensive collection ever published.

The legendary John H. Beck of the Eastman School calls it, “a monumental accomplishment,” and prolific author and publisher Joel Rothman calls it, “a wonderful piece of work.” With a Percussive Arts Society Hall of Famer and an author of over 100 drum books endorsing it, you know you need this book. The rudiments in this book have been developing in practice since the 1300s, they were published in books over a 200 year period, and took months just to compile and edit, often needing translation from antiquated notation styles. Now they’re available to you in one place in clear modern notation.

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