Alfred Music Adds to Successful Playing Card Series

January 19, 2018

Percussion Cards Playing CardsAlfred Music, the world leader in educational music publishing since 1922, is pleased to announce a new addition to the best-selling and popular Alfred’s Music Playing Cards series: Alfred’s Music Playing Cards: Percussion Instruments, an exciting resource for music educators and students alike.

Created by Alfred Music author Dave Black, Alfred’s Music Playing Cards: Percussion Instruments are the innovative way for users to learn about percussion instruments. This standard 52-card deck of playing cards is divided into four suits, each representing a different rudimental family: Pitched/Non-Pitched Membrane, Pitched/Non-Pitched Metallic, Pitched/Non-Pitched Wood, and Sound Effects. Four jokers are included as well, each containing a brief description of the percussion family, and suggestions regarding percussion notation.

Each card set in the Alfred’s Music Playing Cards series is available for $6.99 at music retail stores, online retailers, and at

Review copies are available upon request.

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