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About the author:
Composer and pianist Ariel J. Ramos is a graduate of Berklee College of Music in Boston and has been performing, teaching piano, and working with independent filmmakers since 1997. He is a first place recipient of the Cluzeau-Mortet piano competition and was awarded the Berklee Writing and Composition Scholarhsip.
Ariel Ramos is author of a wide array of books in the mDecks Series including UST Jazz Piano Voicings collection, Elementary Rhythmic Training, Reconstructing a Bach Fugue, and Piano Technique Vol. 1. In addition, Mr. Ramos has composed soundtracks for countless films and TV series including Warner Bros’s Terminator: The Sarah Connors Chronicles and Pushing Daisies (TV series IDs for Latin America). Ariel’s studios and offices are now located in South Florida where he composes music for film, TV and chamber music, and arranges from small ensemble to full orchestra. Beyond his writing of books and his prolific composition Ariel also is a highly sought after pianist, performing jazz, latin and chamber music in South Florida. Finally, Mr. Ramos is a renowned piano, theory and composition educator.
Bach Rhythmic Studies
With an optional accompanying iOS App
Ariel J Ramos
Bach Rhythmic Studies is a collection of rhythmic exercises based on well-known pieces by Bach. This book provides a thesaurus of rhythmic motives and phrases of various length, allowing the student to develop a consistent tempo and musicality by extracting meaningful rhythmic statements from a great composer.
This books is designed to be used in different ways, depending upon student’s abilities, instrument of choice and layout of the instructor’s lessons plans.
An optional iOS application is available on the App Store which provides the student with an interactive experience. Your iPhone will respond to your rhythmic performance in real-time by playing a motive, subject, phrase or song by Bach. You play by shaking your iPhone as if it were a Bell (a Tap button is also included as an alternative way of playing.) At the end of every exercise you will receive a performance Report with your Tempo Deviation, Mistakes and Rhythmic Accuracy. The app includes a metronome and a play button which you can use to play the current exercise.
Visit http://mdecks.com to find out more and download the app
- Publication Date:
- 1519113323 / 9781519113320
- Page Count:
- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 8.5" x 11"
- Black and White
- Related Categories:
- Music / Instruction & Study / Exercises