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Rhythm exercise 4-3

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Name Symbol Duration

Two sixteenth notes,
one eighth note



¼ of a beat,
¼ of a beat,
½ a beat 

 

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master
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Usage
of this
figure

You don't see this figure often in classical music.
It has only appeared, in popular culture, in the twentieth century
This figure corresponds fully to the definition of an anapest; two short, one long.
So this figure is another "backwards" rhythm.

 

 

 

How to
perform
this
figure

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

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

C: Eliminate the "Tu".

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


 

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