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Rhythm exercise 4-2

Featured figure
Name Symbol Duration

One eighth note,
two sixteenth notes



½ a beat,
¼ of a beat,
¼ of a beat 

 

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representation

 


This figure
compared
to the
master
figure

 

Usage
of this
figure

This figure has appeared around the Middle Ages.
It was the first possibility derived from the master figure.
This is easy to understand since the omission of the second sixteenth note, already the weakest of the group, only serves to reinforce the first.

 

 

 

How to
perform
this
figure

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

B: Transform the second "Ta" into a "Tu".

C: Eliminate the "Tu".

 
  One long, two short Mental
description

 

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Tempo 70 bpm  
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Count 1, 2, 3, 4, before you start

 

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