RHYTHM LAB 9
The picture above displays 3
. Notice the
, and also glance to the left and read the “
” which is the abbreviation for
A measure is the horizontal space between two
Measures organize the visual space allocated into a fixed-number of beats.
The width of a measure has no bearing on the effect of its time allocation. The time unit defined by a measure stays the same regardless of its size.
The size of a measure is determined by the number of notes that need to fit inside, but the time unit defined by the measure is never influenced by its specific dimension.
On the next page you will learn note durations, the reason for note names, and how notes are counted in Common-Time.
Origins of the Staff
Counting in Common-Time
Whole, Half and Quarter Notes
Q’s Rhythm Review
Down-Beat and Up-Beat
Common-Time Beat Emphasis
“If You Can Say It, You Can Play It” Author’s Story
Quarter Notes with Eight Notes
Adding Sixteenth Notes
Notes Sharing Beams
Beam Awareness Pointers
Rest and Note Equivalents
Q’s Rest Review
Process of Sub-Division
Relating Rests to Notes
Rhythm Exam Prep
Level 1 Rhythm Exam
Level 2 Rhythm Exam
Level 3 Rhythm Exam
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