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Modern Reading Text in 4/4

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.


Introducing Quarter Notes, 8th Notes, 8th Rests
Introducing the Tie
Introducing Dotted Notes and Rests
Common Writing of Syncopation
Ten Syncopated Exercises
Introducing 16th Notes and 16th Rests
Introducing 16th Note Ties
Ten Syncopated Exercises with 16th Notes
Introducing 8th Note Triplets
Introducing Quarter Note Triplets
Introducing Half Note Triplets
Syncopation with Triplets
14 Exercises (Summary)
Introducing 16th Note Triplets
Introducing 32nd Note Triplets
Introducing Double Time
Two Measure Double Time Phrases