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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.

Preface, 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