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This page is the result of a collaboration between Willam Mullan of the Fife & Drum Museum, Greg Tunesi of the Yorkshire Corps of Drums and The Corps of Drums Society.  It is part of a combined effort to ensure that as much information as possible is placed into the public realm for the enjoyment of all. If you enjoy the content on this page then please become a member and help us keep this kind of work going.  If you have anything to contribute then please get in touch on info@corpsofdrums.com.

PLEASE NOTE - In order to deal with the demand for these it may take me a while to get back to you so please be patient.

 

GENERAL

The Drummer's Handbook 1985 (Army Code 71333) - e mail info@corpsofdrums.com

Henry Potter Drum Majors Manual 1910 - e mail info@corpsofdrums.com

Longman & Broderib The Young Drummers Assistant 1785 - e mail info@corpsofdrums.com

ERNE Music Supplies Combined Music Collection

 

Historical Articles.

Yorkshire Droumes and Ffyfes Booklet 201

Drums Article by A M Hartland Mahon

The North of Ireland Bands- The Beginnings

 

For DRUMS.

Premier Snare Mechanisms

Tamplini Book 18 The Drum Major - e mail info@corpsofdrums.com

C Fischer Fife & Drum  Album DRUMS - e mail info@corpsofdrums.com

ERNE Music Supplies - New Side Drum Tutor - e mail info@corpsofdrums.com

Drum Tuning by Peter Taylor of GDCDA - e mail info@corpsofdrums.com

Dallas Drum Tutor arr J Winter - e mail info@corpsofdrums.com

Potters 12 Modern Marches for Drums - e mail info@corpsofdrums.com

Potter's 42 Quicksteps for Side Drum

 

For FLUTES & FIFES

50 Lads Brigade Quicksteps arr D Partfitt

Compleat Tutor for the Fife Thompson c1760

Compleat Tutor for Fife by Bennett c1767

Compleat Instructions for the Fife Skillern c1780 Part 1

Compleat Instructions for the Fife Skillern c1780 Part 2

Compleat Tutor for the Fife Thompson c1770 - e mail info@corpsofdrums.com

C Fischer Fife & Drum  Album FIFES - e mail info@corpsofdrums.com

Dallas How to play the Fife & Bb Flute arr A Stock

Potter's 42 Quicksteps for Bb Flute

Potter's 42 Quicksteps F Flute or F Piccolo

Potter's 42 Quicksteps Eb Piccolo or Eb Flute

 

For BUGLES & TRUMPETS

Hawkes & Sons Bugle Book - e mail info@corpsofdrums.com

Hyde's  Compleat Receptor for the Trumpet & Bugle Horn - e mail info@corpsofdrums.com

Royal Marines Buglers Branch Handbook - e mail info@corpsofdrums.com

Potters 12 Modern Marches for Bugle - e mail info@corpsofdrums.com

 

Other DUTIES OF A DRUMMER

UK Flag Protocol

 

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