Friday, November 28, 2014
Other Stanton's Categories
 
Contemporary Rhythm Drills
Add to Wishlist

Contemporary Rhythm Drills

Sheet Music
Voicing/Format All Instruments
Composer Mruzek, David M
Publisher Neil A Kjos Music Co

Price: $9.95

Catalog #W50

UPC code: 9780849706905

Unavailable for Digital Delivery
Preview Score:

Contemporary Rhythm Drills for Band and Orchestra is designed to help players and conductors master many of the asymmetrical and mixed meter patterns found in contemporary music. By developing an increased awareness of the eighth note pulse that underlies many rhythmic patterns, complex rhythms will soon become easier to sight-read, play, and conduct. This book is a 97-page collection of 369 rhythm drills that methodically addresses 5/8, 6/8, 7/8, 8/8, and 9/8 meters. Major and minor (natural, harmonic, and melodic) scales and Dorian and Mixolydian modes are also included for all instruments and all keys to be used as note sets in combination with the rhythm drills. This versatile book can be used as a progressive method, or as a tool for practice of rhythmic cha llenges found in specific literature. Suggested for high school, college, and university bands and orchestras; also an ideal supplemental text for college conducting classes.

Today's News
  • Happy Birthday, Scott Joplin!

    Happy Birthday, Scott Joplin!

    Happy birthday to the “King of Ragtime Writers”!   Thus was Scott Joplin christened by John Stark, the publisher who dedicated his working life to promoting ragtime music.  Joplin’s the “Maple Leaf Rag” was the first ragtime sheet music to sell... Read More ›

  • Happy Thanksgiving!

    Happy Thanksgiving!

    The hard-working Stanton’s staff is spending today with their families, but we’ll be back in tomorrow morning at 9:00 to meet your Black Friday shopping needs!  In the meantime, feel free to shop our website, and don’t forget a Stanton’s... Read More ›

Visit Jukebox

Stanton's Jukebox is a specialized "wish list" that allows directors to research purchases, arrange concert programs, create personalized URLs, compare scores study and forward playlists to your students.