Daniel Laberge

Rhythm exercise 3-1s

   Featured figures
Name Symbols Duration
One eighth note rest,
two eighth notes


  

1/3 of a beat,
1/3 of a beat,
1/3 of a beat 
x tied to three eighth notes


1/3 of a beat,
1/3 of a beat,
1/3 of a beat 

 

Graphic
representation

 


This figure
compared
to the
master
figure

 

Usage
of this
figure

You will encounter this figure frequently in ternary music.
It is however rare in jazz music.

 

 

 

How to
perform
this
figure

A: Start by doing this rhythm, using the syllable "Ta".

B: Mute the first "Ta" of each beat.

 

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

Audio
renditions


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Stereo disposition


This exercise is written two different ways.
The first line uses ties and the second uses rests.
Tempo 80 bpm  
Tempo 110 bpm  
Tempo 140 bpm  

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


 

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