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Purchase the Time Lines Music Method Book

Time Lines Book 1 (Units 1-8) is now available for woodwind, brass, and percussion instruments, as well as piano and recorder. The book consists of 138 one-measure rhythm exercises, 126 rhythm patterns, 126 melodies, and 72 Time Games, which are short, rhythmically challenging pieces that can be played as duets or by a large ensemble. Educational videos of all of the exercises, patterns, and melodies can be found on this site, allowing students to play along and make sure that their rhythm is accurate.

Time Lines can be used for individual or group study. Students can play along with the online recordings by themselves, play the Time Games duets with their teacher or fellow students, or play any of the pieces in the books with an entire band of musicians. Since the concert band instrument editions are all in the same key, groups of any size can play together.

Follow any of the links below to purchase either the PDF version or the print version of the book for your instrument. These web pages also include samples of the melodies for each instrument, as well as information on the pitch range that is used in each book. The books for concert band instruments are all written in the same key (primarily concert B flat major) so that they can practice and rehearse together. The piano version is written for piano alone (primarily in C major). The recorder version is written to be played by soprano or alto recorder (primarily in G major).

Note that the books include all of the printed sheet music for Time Lines. They do not include the Time Lines Color Blocks, but you can always view those images on this website.

Buy the Time Lines Book 1 in Print or PDF

Time Lines for Flute Info
Purchase Time Lines Music Method for Flute Book 1 by Kyle Coughlin
Time Lines Book 1 for Flute, print version
Time Lines Book 1 for Flute, PDF version

Time Lines for Clarinet Info
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Time Lines Book 1 for Clarinet, print version
Time Lines Book 1 for Clarinet, PDF version

Time Lines for Alto Saxophone Info
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Time Lines Book 1 for Alto Saxophone, print version
Time Lines Book 1 for Alto Saxophone, PDF version

Time Lines for Tenor Saxophone Info
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Time Lines Book 1 for Tenor Saxophone, print version
Time Lines Book 1 for Tenor Saxophone, PDF version

Time Lines for Oboe Info
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Time Lines Book 1 for Oboe, print version
Time Lines Book 1 for Oboe, PDF version

Time Lines for Bassoon Info
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Time Lines Book 1 for Bassoon, print version
Time Lines Book 1 for Bassoon, PDF version

Time Lines for Trumpet Info
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Time Lines Book 1 for Trumpet, print version
Time Lines Book 1 for Trumpet, PDF version

Time Lines for Trombone Info
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Time Lines Book 1 for Trombone, print version
Time Lines Book 1 for Trombone, PDF version

Time Lines for French Horn Info
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Time Lines Book 1 for French Horn, print version
Time Lines Book 1 for French Horn, PDF version

Time Lines for Tuba Info
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Time Lines Book 1 for Tuba, print version
Time Lines Book 1 for Tuba, PDF version

Time Lines for Percussion Info
Purchase Time Lines Music Method for Percussion Book 1 by Kyle Coughlin
Time Lines Book 1 for Percussion, print version
Time Lines Book 1 for Percussion, PDF version

Time Lines for Piano Info
Purchase Time Lines Music Method for piano Book 1 by Kyle Coughlin
Time Lines Book 1 for Piano, print version
Time Lines Book 1 for Piano, PDF version

Time Lines for Recorder Info
Purchase Time Lines Music Method for Recorder Book 1 by Kyle Coughlin
Time Lines Book 1 for Recorder, print version
Time Lines Book 1 for Recorder, PDF version

If you want to see an example of the book first, sign up for occasional Music All The Time newsletters to receive a free PDF of Unit 1 of Time Lines (I will not sell or give away your email to anyone else, and you can unsubscribe at any time). You will be sent a link to a page with free downloads for Time Lines Unit 1 for each instrument, as well as the other free materials that I offer).