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Polymetric Puzzles - Exercises and Short Pieces for Piano and Keyboard

Polymetric Puzzles - Exercises and Short Pieces for Piano and Keyboard

by Jeffrey Fineberg


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Polymetric Puzzles is a collection of challenges for keyboardists and pianists, focusing on the coordination of both hands. Playing the pieces with each hand separately is rather simple - however when playing hands together, this becomes a difficult challenge. Much of the difficulty is created through the use of polymeters and polyrhythms, which are explained in detail.

The method uses a ""puzzle"" approach, where you are given a segment of music which you construct into a completed piece. The puzzle is solved as the piece is performed.

Selected solutions are provided. These are fully written out manuscript consisting of a variety of composed works based upon polymetric patterns.

There is a large spectrum of levels within this book - from roughly a one-year level to fairly advanced.

The book begins with structured exercises and progresses to more free form approaches to help build your technique for experimentation, improvisation and composition.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781304174253
Publication date: 07/29/2014
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 8.25(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.42(d)

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