Table of Contents – Crossrhythms on 4/4

Introduction to Crossrhythms on 4/4 • 1
What is a Crossrhythm? • 1
Exercises on a 3/4 Crossrhythm • 11
How to Practice Crossrhythms • 30
How to Identify and Name Crossrhythms • 34
Performance Problems and Solutions • 35
Case Study: 3/4 and 3/8 Crossrhythms • 46
How to Use Crossrhythms • 53
Rhythm Necklaces and Practice Efficiency • 58
A Systematic Look at 3/8, 3/4, 5/8, and 7/8 Crossrhythms • 59
Crossrhythm Shout Choruses • 76

Crossrhythms on 4/4, Part Two • 79
Concepts • 79
Practice Approaches • 81
Longer Crossrhythm Examples • 109
Crossrhythms at Superimposition Rates: An Introduction • 158
New Directions • 174

Conclusions • 202

Appendices • 203
Appendix I: Exercises for Piano • 203
Appendix II: Exercises for Drums • 205
Appendix III: Exercises for Guitar • 206
Appendix IV: for Horns, Voice, and other Single-note Instruments • 207
Appendix V: Incorporating Crossrhythms Into Scale Practice • 207