Die Pauke im Orchester
Die Pauke im Orchester ("The orchestral timpani") was produced as diploma thesis of Max Gaertner during his studies at the University of Music 'Hanns Eisler' Berlin.
It was written under the supervision of Prof. Rainer Seegers (principal timpanist @ Berliner Philharmoniker) and deals with the history of the timpani (with rare footage from unpublished Berlin area documents) and provides lots of inside information about building, playing and recording orchestral timpanies.
Also contained is a rare interview with Rainer Seegers about his career as a timpanist and a survey of leading orchestral timpanist.
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