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Music Theory Basics Lesson 2- Rhythm and Counting

Music Theory Basics Lesson 2- Rhythm and Counting

Author: Lakedria Lozano

Count Rhythms in the following meters: 4/4, 3/4, 2/4 and 6/8
Define the following terms: simple meter, compound meter, time signature, bar line,allegro, moderato, largo, grave, Presto, Andante, Tempo, measure, meter.

In this lesson you will begin to develop skills needed to successfully read music. This lesson will involve counting rhythms in simple and compound meters.

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Lesson 2- Rhythm and Counting

Learn Simple and compound Rhythms and how to count them!

Source: Lozano 2011

Counting in Simple Meters


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Counting in Compound Meter 6/8


Source: Lozano 2011