Sight Reading: The Rhythm Book (Book)
98525
Sight Reading: The Rhythm Book is a graded workbook for instrumentalists and vocalists designed to develop sight reading and rhythmic skills by presenting a course of progressive lessons and studies specifically aimed at these areas. Many different rhythmic groupings and writing styles are clearly presented and analyzed. This book will provide invaluable assistance to all musicians and lead to a greater understanding of the fundamentals of rhythm. Through the development of the counting method employed in t...more
Product Number:
98525
Format:
Book
Skill Level:
Beginning
Pages:
88
Binding:
Squareback Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-5307-8
ISBN13:
978-07866-5307-2
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
11/6/2001
Sight Reading: The Rhythm Book is a graded workbook for instrumentalists and vocalists designed to develop sight reading and rhythmic skills by presenting a course of progressive lessons and studies specifically aimed at these areas. Many different rhythmic groupings and writing styles are clearly presented and analyzed. This book will provide invaluable assistance to all musicians and lead to a greater understanding of the fundamentals of rhythm. Through the development of the counting method employed in this book and the analysis of rhythmic structure-identification of the various notes, rests, groups and signs used-the student will attain greater ease and facility when approaching sight reading material.
FOREWORD 
ABOUT THE AUTHOR 
INTRODUCTION  
TEXT GUIDE FOR THE TEACHER & STUDENT  
MUSICAL NOTATION EMPLOYED IN THIS BOOK 
SECTION I - LESSONS 
LESSON ONE 
WHOLE NOTES, WHOLE RESTS, HALF NOTES & HALF RESTS   
LESSON TWO 
QUARTER NOTES & QUARTER RESTS   
LESSON THREE 
EIGHTH NOTES   
LESSON FOUR 
EIGHTH RESTS   
LESSON FIVE 
EIGHTH NOTE TRIPLETS   
LESSON SIX 
TRIPLET COMBINATION OF TWO EIGHTH NOTES & AN EIGHTH REST  
LESSON SEVEN 
TRIPLET COMBINATION OF AN EIGHTH REST & TWO EIGHTH NOTES   
LESSON EIGHT 
TRIPLET COMBINATION OF AN EIGHTH NOTE, AN EIGHTH REST & AN EIGHTH NOTE   
LESSON NINE 
TRIPLET COMBINATION OF AN EIGHTH REST, AN EIGHTH NOTE & AN EIGHTH REST   
LESSON TEN 
TRIPLET COMBINATION OF TWO EIGHTH RESTS & AN EIGHTH NOTE  
LESSON ELEVEN 
SIXTEENTH NOTES   
LESSON TWELVE 
COMBINATION OF TWO SIXTEENTH NOTES & AN EIGHTH NOTE   
LESSON THIRTEEN 
COMBINATION OF A SIXTEENTH REST & THREE SIXTEENTH NOTES   
LESSON FOURTEEN 
COMBINATION OF AN EIGHTH NOTE & TWO SIXTEENTH NOTES   
LESSON FIFTEEN 
COMBINATION OF A SIXTEENTH NOTE, AN EIGHTH NOTE & A SIXTEENTH NOTE   
LESSON SIXTEEN 
COMBINATION OF TWO SIXTEENTH NOTES & AN EIGHTH REST   
LESSON SEVENTEEN 
COMBINATION OF A SIXTEENTH REST, A SIXTEENTH NOTE & AN EIGHTH NOTE   
LESSON EIGHTEEN 
COMBINATION OF AN EIGHTH REST & TWO SIXTEENTH NOTES   
LESSON NINETEEN 
COMBINATION OF AN EIGHTH NOTE, A DOT & A SIXTEENTH NOTE   
LESSON TWENTY 
COMBINATION OF A SIXTEENTH REST, A SIXTEENTH NOTE, A SIXTEENTH REST & A SIXTEENTH NOTE   
LESSON TWENTY ONE 
COMBINATION OF A SIXTEENTH REST, AN EIGHTH NOTE & A DOT   
LESSON TWENTY TWO 
COMBINATION OF AN EIGHTH REST, A DOT & A SIXTEENTH NOTE   
REVIEW OF LESSONS   
SECTION II - STUDIES 
INTRODUCTION   
STUDY ONE   
STUDY TWO  
STUDY THREE  
STUDY FOUR   
STUDY FIVE   
STUDY SIX   
STUDY SEVEN   
STUDY EIGHT   
STUDY NINE   
STUDY TEN   
STUDY ELEVEN   
REVIEW OF STUDIES   
SECTION III - SYNCOPATION 
INTRODUCTION   
EXAMPLES OF SYNCOPATION   
WRITING STYLES   
SYNCOPATION STUDY ONE   
SYNCOPATION STUDY TWO  
SYNCOPATION STUDY THREE   
SYNCOPATION STUDY FOUR  
SYNCOPATION STUDY FIVE   
SYNCOPATION STUDY SIX   
SYNCOPATION STUDY SEVEN   
SYNCOPATION STUDY EIGHT   
SYNCOPATION STUDY NINE   
SYNCOPATION STUDY TEN   
SYNCOPATION STUDY ELEVEN   
 
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