Bodhran: Beyond the Basics (Book + Online Audio)
This is the follow-up volume to Bodhrán: The Basics and is designed for those who want to improve their technique and expand their rhythmic repertoire. It contains exercises and solos in 4/4, 6/8, 3/4, and 9/8 time. The 568 one-measure exercises are designed to improve a player's technical skill and demonstrate how to use the basic building blocks of rests, accents, rolls, and syncopation to create interesting and varied rhythmic patterns. The 64 short solos show how to combine the one-measure rhyt ...more
Product Number:
21884M
Format:
Book + Online Audio
Skill Level:
Intermediate
Pages:
64
Binding:
Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-8998-6
ISBN13:
978-07866-8998-9
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
9/23/2015
This is the follow-up volume to Bodhrán: The Basics and is designed for those who want to improve their technique and expand their rhythmic repertoire. It contains exercises and solos in 4/4, 6/8, 3/4, and 9/8 time. The 568 one-measure exercises are designed to improve a player's technical skill and demonstrate how to use the basic building blocks of rests, accents, rolls, and syncopation to create interesting and varied rhythmic patterns. The 64 short solos show how to combine the one-measure rhythmic patterns into longer compositions.

In addition to the exercises and solos, there are sections on time signatures, counting, syncopation, playing on the backbeat, vocalizing rhythmic patterns, developing speed, controlling pitch and timbre, and playing with both hands. Audio download available online.

• Shows 568 one-measure exercises that are designed to improve a player's technical skill
• Exercises and solos in 4/4, 6/8, 3/4, and 9/8 time
• 64 short solos show how to combine the one-measure rhythmic patterns into longer compositions
• Sections on syncopation, playing on the backbeat, vocalizing rhythmic patterns, developing speed, controlling pitch and timbre, and playing with both hands
• Audio download available online.
Preface
4/4 Time7
 Rests
  Exercises 1 – 15 
  Solos 1 – 2 
 Rests and Syncopation
  Exercises 16 – 33 
  Solos 3 – 4
 Rolls
  Exercises 34 – 48
 Rolls and Rests
  Exercises 49 – 98
  Solos 5 – 6
 Rolls, Rests and Syncopation
  Exercises 99 – 115
  Solos 7 – 8
 Accents
  Exercises 116 – 130
 Accents and Syncopation
  Exercises 131 – 150
 Accents and Rests
  Exercises 151 – 178
  Solos 9 – 10 
 Accents, Rests and Syncopation
  Exercises 179 – 189 
  Solos 11 – 12
 Accents and Rolls
  Exercises 190 – 197
 Accents, Rolls and Rests
  Exercises 198 – 233 
  Solos 13 – 14 
 Accents, Rolls, Rests and Syncopation
  Exercises 234 – 241 
  Solos 15 – 16 
6/8 Time
 Rests
  Exercises 242 – 245
  Solos 17 – 18
 Rests and Syncopation
  Exercises 246 – 248 
  Solo 19 
  Solo 20 
 Rolls
  Exercises 249 – 252
 Rolls and Rests
  Exercises 253 – 254 
  Solos 21 – 22 
 Rolls, Rests and Syncopation
  Exercises 255 – 258
  Solos 23 – 24 
 Accents
  Exercises 259 – 261
 Accents and Syncopation
  Exercises 262 – 274
 Accents and Rests
  Exercises 275 – 283
  Solos 25 – 26 
 Accents, Rests and Syncopation
  Exercises 284 – 294 
  Solos 27 – 28 
  Accents and Rolls
Exercises 295 – 300
 Accents, Rolls and Rests
  Exercises 301 – 303
  Solo 29 
  Solo 30
 Accents, Rolls, Rests and Syncopation
  Exercises 304 – 309
  Solos 31 – 32 
3/4 Time28
 Rests
  Exercises 310 – 217
  Solos 33 – 34
 Rests and Syncopation
  Exercises 318 – 322
  Solos 35 – 36
 Rolls
   Exercises 323 – 329
 Rolls and Rests
  Exercises 330 – 341 
  Solos 37 – 38 
 Rolls, Rests and Syncopation
  Exercises 342 – 343 
  Solos 39 – 40 
 Accents
  Exercises 344 – 350 
  Accents and Syncopation
  Exercises 351 – 359
 Accents and Rests
  Exercises 360 – 379 
  Solos 41 – 42
 Accents, Rests and Syncopation
 Exercises 380 – 393
 Solos 43 – 44 
 Accents and Rolls
  Exercises 394 – 403
 Accents, Rolls and Rests
  Exercises 404 – 429 
  Solo 45 
  Solo 46 
 Accents, Rolls, Rests and Syncopation
  Exercises 430 – 433 
  Solos 47 – 48  
9/8 Time38
 Rests
 Exercises 434 – 441
 Solos 49 – 50 
 Rests and Syncopation
  Exercises 442 – 443
  Solos 51 – 52
 Accents
  Exercises 444 – 450
 Accents and Syncopation
  Exercises 451 – 453 
 Accents and Rests
 Exercises 454 – 471
 Solos 53 – 54
 Accents, Rests and Syncopation
 Solos 55 – 56 
  Rolls
  Exercises 472 – 485
 Rolls and Rests
  Exercises 486 – 501
  Solos 57 – 58
  Rolls, Rests and Syncopation
  Solos 59 – 60
 Accents and Rolls
  Exercises 502 – 515
 Accents, Rolls and Syncopation
  Exercises 516 – 521 
 Accents, Rolls and Rests
  Exercises 522 – 555 
  Solos 61 – 62 
 Accents, Rolls, Rests and Syncopation
  Exercises 556 – 568
  Solos 63 – 64 
My System of Notation 
Simple and Compound Beats
 Note Duration
 Divisions of the Beat
 Simple vs Compound
Time Signatures
 Referring to Time Signatures
 The Bottom Number
 Simple and Compound Time Signatures
 Reading Simple Time Signatures
 Reading Compound Time Signatures
Counting
Syncopation
Back Beat
Vocalizing Rhythmic Patterns
Developing Speed 
Metronome Setting vs Tempo
Pitch and Timbre 
 Crossbars
 Pitch
 Tension
 Vibrating Surface
 Timbre
 Tone Hand Surfaces
 Start Simple
 Dynamics
The Exercises 
 How I Use the Exercises
Irish Dance Tune Structure
The Solos 
Playing Notes with the Tone Hand 
 Slap 1
 Slap 2
 Tap
 Using Slapping and Tapping
 Accents and Flams
 Woods Rolls
Rhythm Wheels 
 
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