Modular Phonetic Rhythm

A significant advance in the teaching and application of rhythm.

Published: May 12, 2012 Updated: Aug 1, 2018

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Modular Phonetic Rhythm represents a significant advance in the teaching and application of rhythm. Eliminating many inefficient aspects of rhythm education, Modular Phonetic Rhythm streamlines the traditional educational approach, resulting in a reflexive reaction to rhythm.

This approach is applicable to all ages and to all styles of music. It has applications for the individual musician as well as for groups such as orchestra, jazz band, marching band, small groups etc.

For reading music it starts with the individual rhythmic syllables using the Modular Phonetic System, then the rhythmic pairs and finally longer rhythmic phrases.

Aoccdrnig to rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn't mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoatnt tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteer be at the rghit pclae. The rset can be a toatl mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit a porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe.

This same approach applies when reading music - You don't read each particular note. First you start with the note and the individual modular phonetic rhythm syllables then its more words and sentences - the measures and phrases of music.

So whether it is learning strums, reading or writing music the Modular Phonetic approach is a break through in learning rhythm.


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