Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Rhythm Practice Worksheet

Want some practice reading rhythms in mixed meter? Here is a page with which you may practice...

These are very much like the rhythms we will use for dictation. If you can master reading these, it should help in transcribing similar rhythms you will hear.

I have included quite a few instances of the "galloping" or Beethoven 9th rhythmic cliché. I really never ever ever want to see anyone get this wrong on a test ever again.

Assume a steady eighth note pulse for these:

(Click on the image to enlarge, and print if necessary.)

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