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Modern Reading Text in 4/4

For All Instruments

By Louie Bellson

For All Instruments. Edited by Ray Brych. Artist/Personality; Method/Instruction; Percussion - Snare Drum Method. Percussion. Instructional. Instructional book. 100 pages. Alfred Music #00-HAB00003. Published by Alfred Music (AP.HAB00003).

Item Number: AP.HAB00003

ISBN 9780769233772. 9x12 inches. English.

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.

  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    Bill Evans
    Bay Area
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  • January 26, 2016 Useful to all musicians

    This book gives you rhythmic patterns to tap out, helps your reading for voice and instruments.

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  • 5

    Hit Man
    Difficulty Level:
    Early intermediate
  • November 05, 2015 Great for all players

    This book was recommended by a teacher for any musician, and she's right. Just doing the exercises helps your reading of rhythmic structures, no matter how you make music.

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  • 5

    Steve Candemeres
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  • March 07, 2010 removes many misconceptions and develops accuracy

    I was lucky enough to have Gil Breines teach me out of this book. The first dozen pages or so are deceptively easy but can be used by an advanced student to tighten up on proper notation of rhythm and the beginner student a solid foundation to build on. The...

    latter studies are seriously going to build your comprehension and playing ability. This book is a must have.

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