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Rhythm exercise 2-6

Multiple syncopations

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Double syncopations
with and without ending



Triple syncopations
with and without ending



Quadruple syncopations
with and without ending




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Syncopations containing
double values



 

Multiple
syncopations

It is easy to string syncopated notes together.

However, reading these multiple syncopations is arduous and analyzing them first is quite beneficial.
Count how many syncopated notes are included and check if there is an ending.

 

Septuple syncopation

 

Two syncopated noted can be joined together without interrupting the syncopation.

You could combine three, four, ...
These rhythms are easy to perform if you understand them.
It is preferable to examine the written rhythm and dissect it before attempting to read it.


Syncopations
containing
double
values

 

Press the "Play" button on any of the three players below to hear this exercise performed:
•Slowly
At medium speed
•Fast

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This exercise is written five different ways.
The first two give identical results. Some notes are shorter in the three others.
Note: there are no syncopations in the third version.
Tempo 70 bpm  
Tempo 100 bpm  
Tempo 130 bpm  

Count 1, 2, 3, 4, before you start




 

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