Polyrhythms - The Musician's Guide by Peter Magadini. For Drums. Hal Leonard Percussion. Instructional. Instructional book and examples CD. Drum notation. 68 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.6620053).
ISBN 0634032836. With drum notation. Instructional. 9x12 inches.
Peter Magadini's Polyrhythms is acclaimed the world over and has been hailed by Modern Drummer magazine as by far the best book on the subject. Written for instrumentalists and vocalists alike, this book/CD pack contains excellent solos and exercises that feature polyrhythmic concepts. Topics covered include: 6 over 4, 5 over 4, 7 over 4, 3 over 4, 11 over 4, and other rhythmic ratios; combining various polyrhythms; polyrhythmic time signatures; and much more. The CD includes demos of the exercises. To purchase Peter Magadini's stand-alone CD Polyrhythm (different from the CD that accompanies this book), you can visit www.petermagadini.com.