This book contains 50 etudes, designed to make the performer think
about the close relationship between music and mathmatics.
Stephenson states: "Whether we're talking about 12 - tone music, 7th
chords or the way that Brahms could divide six beats, math is as
important to music as sound."
The etudes contain challenging rhythms and odd number meters. Every
key signature up five sharps and six flats is utilized. The necessity to
subdivide beats, as well as the constantly changing meters, requires a
high level of concentration, making these studies valuable for all