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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Andrew C Lewis; Tad Lathrop
|Description:||xiii,  pages : illustrations, music ; 28 cm|
What is rhythm? : Sense of rhythm ; Time ; Pattern ; Pulse ; Inner pulse ; Period ; Cycle ; Frequency ; Wave ; Pitch ; The relationship between pulse and pitch ; Beat ; Groove ; Tempo ; Rushing and dragging ; Meter and time signature ; Polymeter ; Polyrhythm ; Hemiola ; The relationship between polyrhythm and harmony ; Metric modulation ; Accent ; Phrasing ; Expression ; Rubato ; Nuance --
Improving your sense of rhythm : Improving pulse and rhythm using internal sources : Imagination ; Inner pulse ; Breath ; Heartbeat ; Chest muscles ; More imagination techniques --
Improving pulse and rhythm using external sources : The metronome ; Metronome exercises part 1: working on pulse away from your main instrument ; Metronome exercises part 2: using the metronome in practice with your main instrument ; Improving pulse and rhythm through recording ; Improving pulse and rhythm using the radio and recordings ; Memorizing tempos ; Improving pulse and rhythm through interaction with others ; Improving pulse and rhythm using nature and aspects of daily life --
Improving pulse and rhythm through motion and action : Walking ; Jogging and running ; Riding a bicycle ; Sports in general ; Motion in general ; Body music and dancing ; Hand drumming --
Advanced rhythm studies : Odd time signatures and mixed meter ; Rhythms in contemporary music: advanced polyrhythms and complex polyrhythmic changes : Higher numbers ; Approximating polyrhythms and changing between many polyrhythms ; Polyrhythms over parts of the bar --
The use of polyrhythms in reading music ; Some notes for drummers and percussionists --
Rhythm in performance : Attitude ; Relaxation ; Nerves ; Concentration ; Counting ; Clarity ; Feel ; Fluidity and flexibility ; Rubato ; Accelerandos and ritardandos ; Playing ahead of and behind the beat ; Dealing with rushing and dragging ; Desire and motivation ; Honesty ; Faking it ; Character ; Music from around the world ; Language ; All art forms ; Working with a conductor ; Mathematics.
|Responsibility:||Andrew C. Lewis ; [editor, Tad Lathrop].|