This one-of-a-kind, comprehensive textbook on teaching rhythm takes a unique, visionary, in-depth look at how teachers teach rhythm and how learners learn it. It consists of five major sections:
Part One: Presents a logical, student-centered, five-step Rhythm Learning Sequence for introducing students to the performance of rhythms, from sound to sight.
Part Two: A minutely detailed look at the author's philosophy of the Whole Note System, the theory upon which the Simple Rhythmatician is based.
Part Three: Discusses Counting Systems and their effective uses in the classroom.
Part Four: Takes a comprehensive look at Compound Meter and the ease with which it can be taught
Part Five: Suggests a unique and creative way to introduce students to Irregular and Mixed Meters,