It's About Time
From Hal Leonardby Ron Middlebrook with Dick Sheridan
A Step-by-Step Guide For Understanding Basic Rhythms
Designed for band, choir, orchestras, or private study, this book teaches how to read basic rhythms from the printed page. This practical, daily step-by-step guide is suitable for all instruments and levels of musical abilities. It clearly explains beats, time signatures, and tempo; note shapes and their time values; and ties, rests, and dots. Other topics covered include musical tips and terms; sight reading; practice exercises in 2/2, 2/4, 3/4, 4/4, and 6/8 time; and sample songs in different keys, meters, and tempo.