9780130406026

Studying Rhythm

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  • ISBN13:

    9780130406026

  • ISBN10:

    0130406023

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Copyright: 8/18/2004
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

Featuring over 300 metrical rhythmic studies in simple musical forms carefully graded, with short preliminary exercises this volume introduces readers to the basic processes and complexities of musical rhythm and helps them develop the ability to perform all kinds of rhythmic patterns accurately at sight. Suitable not only for reading, but for dictation, improvisation, and composition and for different methods the collection contains one- and two-part rhythmic studies mostly 12 to 16 measures long that are intended to be sung, spoken, and tapped or clapped.The volume examines the full range of meter studies, rests and syncopation, triplets, beats, small subdivisions, changing simple and compound meter, notes in two and three beats, four against three, four notes in three beats; three notes in four beats, quintuplets and septuplets, meters with unequal beats, changing meters with unequal beats, cross-rhythms and tempo modulation.For those interested in the rhythmic patterns most frequently encountered in Western art music.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1(6)
Two-Four Meter
7(5)
Three-Four Meter
12(5)
Four-Four Meter
17(5)
Dotted Quarters and Tied Eighths in Simple Meter
22(4)
Six-Eight Meter
26(5)
Sixteenth-Notes in Simple Meter
31(5)
Dotted Eighths in Simple Meter
36(5)
Sixteenth-Notes in Six-Eight Meter
41(5)
More Rests and Syncopation in Simple Meter
46(5)
More Rests and Syncopation in Six-Eight Meter
51(5)
Nine-Eight and Twelve-Eight Meter
56(5)
Triplets
61(5)
Two Against Three
66(7)
Half-Note Beat
73(6)
Dotted-Half-Note Beat
79(5)
Eighth-Note Beat
84(5)
Dotted-Eighth-Note Beat
89(4)
Small Subdivisions
93(5)
Changing Simple Meter
98(5)
Changing Compound Meter
103(4)
Changing Between Simple and Compound Meter with the Division Constant
107(6)
Changing Between Simple and Compound Meter with the Beat Constant
113(5)
Three Notes in Two Beats; Two Notes in Three Beats
118(7)
Four Against Three
125(5)
Four Notes in Three Beats; Three Notes in Four Beats
130(7)
Quintuplets and Septuplets
137(7)
Five-Eight Meter
144(5)
More Meters with Unequal Beats
149(5)
Changing Meters with Unequal Beats
154(6)
More Cross-Rhythms
160(5)
Tempo Modulation
165

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