I just discovered this gold nugget in piano teaching called Mikrokosmos by Bela Bartok.

Are there any other books that have progressively difficult sight-reading exercises written by a famous composer? Also, are there any such exercises specifically to train rhythm?


Schumann's Album for the Young (Album für die Jugend), is a famous example. Not exercises as such, but simple through to hard self-contained pieces.

You couldn't get much better than the Mikrokosmos to train rhythm.

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