A Rhythm A Week for Strings
A Rhythm a Week for Strings: 52 Rhythm Units in Unison Using Major and Minor Scales. By Anne C. Witt. Published by Belwin.
Using A Rhythm a Week, young string players will become confident rhythm readers.
- During the middle school years, sight-reading skill will improve
- Rehearsal time can be more efficiently and effectively used
- Students who are good readers enjoy music more and are more likely to continue playing
- Students are better prepared for high school literature, spending more time on musicianship than working on reading notes
When to use A Rhythm a Week?
- As a supplement to any method Book 1 or 2
- In private lessons to supplement the solo literature
- As a method book for adult beginners
- Beginning of the year for an orchestra class
- "Disguised" review for any level
- A musical approach to rhythmic study
- Rhythms written in major and minor scales, rather than on one note
- "Practice Rhythms" isolate the new skill
- Metronome markings included
- Index of time signatures and keys
- Logical bowings you don't have to change