The Art of Steel Pan: Double Seconds (Alto) Pan, Book 1-Beginners, is a complete step by step guide to mastering basic steel pan techniques. It combines an informative section with entertaining recital pieces from the Caribbean and around the world.
It also features and â€˜route to noteâ€™ reading, rhythmic studies, composition and improvisation exercises, delightful duets and a concise history of the development of this new and innovative instrument.
The pieces and studies in this book are all designed to make music creation interesting and fun. Music teachers, especially those to teaching steel pan, will find it a useful tool and it will assist the student in discovering the art and joy of steel pan.