Table of Contents – Intermediate book

Table of Contents

Rhythms in 4/4 • 1

16th-Note Rhythms • 1
Triplet Half Notes, Triplet Quarter Notes, and Broken Triplet Eighths • 38 Changing Rate of Notes Within a Phrase • 55
Appropriate Level of Precision Revisited • 63
16th-Note Triplets • 65
32nd-Note Rhythms and Beyond • 87
Other Rates of Notes: Intro to Rhythmic Superimposition • 93
Changing Tempo • 94

Rhythms in Other Meters • 97

3/4 • 97
Triple Meters • 107
Meters with Two, Four, and Eight Beats • 129
Odd Meters • 134
How to Show a Meter Change • 135
Combining Rhythmic Figures at Different Rates in Other Meters • 136
Rhythmic Isoforms: Different Ways of Writing Rhythms That Sound the Same • 138 Where to Go From Here • 145

Appendices • 146

Appendix I – A Musical Anecdote • 146
Appendix II – Practice Suggestions • 148
Appendix III – Exercises for Piano and for Drums • 150
Appendix IV – “Road Map” Language • 159
Appendix V – Articulation and Pause Marks • 166
Appendix VI – A Brief Guide to Choices, Rules, and Style in Rhythm Notation • 172