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Modern Reading Text in 4/4 For All Instruments
DescriptionThis 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.
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Discussed in How I learned to read music at 30 in the TalkBass community
Hi, I have been playing bass on and off for for >15 years now, as a hobby, never taking things too seriously. I have started to learn to read 2-3 times but never got anywhere with it. 2 years ago I decided to try again and I can now "read". I figured I'd write this post to talk about the process as a busy adult, what worked ... ... more
Great post, thank you. I retired from my "day career" 3-1/2 years ago and decided that I would learn to bow the double bass. This involved finding a teacher, doing Simandl, and, of course, reading music. I'm still mediocre but improving slowly over time. My only reading previously was for singing, so reading for an instrument ... ... more