THE TIME REVOLUTION, by Henry J. Levy - 1973 [Jazz]
The Time Revolution
by Henry J. Levy
Very scarce. Introduction by American jazz pianist Stan Kenton. Includes explanations of unconventional time signatures and how to play and count unconventional meters. Majority of book is practice exercises, consisting of melody lines featuring time sigs such as 5/4, 10/8, 7/4, 14/8, 11/4 and so on. 71 pages. 9" by 12".
From the foreword:
"The purpose of this book is to lay a foundation for the student who is interested in exploring rhythmic possibilities. The material is designed to expose the new direction, and experience the feeling derived from an exotic meter. Its aim is to expand our present musical habits.
Perhaps, in the near future, more and more of this rhythmic change will become an integral part of our music. The staunchest critics have posed the question, "Will it swing?". The answer is, "Yes, as soon as the instrumentalists learn to relax with it, and the audience listens to, and feels, its message."
Published by Creative World. Los Angeles, CA. 1973.
Hardback is overall in VERY GOOD condition.
- Yellow paper wrappers feature a black plastic spiral comb and show light soiling to both sides with a small black smudge to bottom back . Excellent condition.
- The name Adrian Valosin is printed and underlined in red ink on the title page otherwise the interior is very clean with text and notation on bright leafs.
- Interior is free of writing, highlighting, underlining or other intentional marks.
- Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
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