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Original Etudes

Robert McCarthy: Four Etudes, "December Etude" (snare drum), Bass Drum Etude,Triangle Etude, and "Trips to the Carnival" (tambourine)

Christine Augspurger: Three Etudes, "Rolling with Sibelius" (timpani), "What's Up?" (triangle), and "1001 Nights" (tambourine) 

Daniel Pessalano: Four Etudes, for snare drum, triangle, tambourine, and cymbals

Tom Reaves: Gainsborough Etude for timpani 

Dani Fortner: Three Etudes, "Plotted Metrics" (BD, Cymbals duet), "Palindrome" (solo tambourine), and "Waltz Blend" (triangle and tambourine duet)

Dani Fortner: "6, 5 and 3" for snare drum

Brandon Ilaw: Three Etudes for Bass Drum, "Tune for Igor," "Bipolar," and "Bass. Drum?"

Brandon Ilaw: An Excerises in Moeller, for snare drum

Matt Sharrock: "are we there yet?" for snare, kick drum, and crash cymbals mounted on a hihat stand

Laurent Warnier: Three Etudes: "Where did that come from?", "cause you're loud 'n you're soft...", and "Sleepyhead"

Laurent Warnier: 1st Study for Timpani

Nate Tucker: Three Pieces for Snare Drum, "Game of Pairs"

Ivan Wan: Three Etudes for Timpani

Original Exercises

Dani Fortner: Variations on Ted Reed's "Syncopation"

David Luidens: 3 Snare Drum Exercises

Matt Sharrock: Accented Phone Book, Legato Rolls, and Pianissimo Fulcrum Builder

Tyler Flynt: 3 Snare Exercises

Ivan Wan: 5 Exercises

Jeremy Barnet: Jeremy's Drum Exercises

Nate Tucker: 5 Ways To Leave Your Lover

Karlyn Mason: Flam-a-doodles, The Oddly Even Triplet, and The Oddly Even Quintuplet

Jonathan Hess: 5 Snare Drum Exercises

Michael Daley: Bailey Inspired

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