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WEEK 8

8.MSixteenth-Notes


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Counting Sixteenth-Notes

When a quarter-note / crotchet lasts for one beat, then, a sixteenth-note / semiquaver lasts for a quarter of a beat. Here are some beamed groups of sixteenth-notes, and a way of counting them. As with eighth notes, the beam usually starts on the beat. Here are four beats of sixteenth-notes / semiquavers . . .

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And here is that kind of counting applied to mixed note values - clap & count it.

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In preparation for the next piece, count, clap & loop the following until you know it -

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Check that?

Tchaik 2 + Fake Reel

The four bar rhythm that you just practised belongs to the first of the two tunes below (from Tchakovsky's Nutcracker). The Bluegrass Reel Ankansas Traveller is full of similar rhythms.

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