Modern Reading Text

Modern Reading Text

by Louis Bellson, Gil Breines

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Modern Reading Text by Louis Bellson, Gil Breines

This book has become a classic in all musicians' libraries for rhythmic analysis and study. Designed to teach syncopation within 4/4 time, the exercises also develop speed and accuracy in sight-reading with uncommon rhythmic figures. A must for all musicians, especially percussionists interested in syncopation.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780769233772
Publisher: Alfred Music
Publication date: 03/01/1985
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 96
Sales rank: 549,897
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 11.70(h) x 0.20(d)

Table of Contents

Introducing Quarter Notes, 8th Notes, 8th Rests4
Introducing the Tie9
Introducing Dotted Notes and Rests13
Common Writing of Syncopation14
Ten Syncopated Exercises16
Introducing 16th Notes and 16th Rests26
Introducing 16th Note Ties32
Ten Syncopated Exercises with 16th Notes40
Introducing 8th Note Triplets47
Introducing Quarter Note Triplets61
Introducing Half Note Triplets64
Syncopation with Triplets66
14 Exercises (Summary)68
Introducing 16th Note Triplets82
Introducing 32nd Note Triplets83
Introducing Double Time86
Two Measure Double Time Phrases88

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