Question & Answer (1): Is there a 5 UNDER 4 polyrhythm?

In my new Q&A video, I’m sharing my thoughts on polyrhythms, notation and rhythmic modulation. And I’m discussion a particular rhythmic problem, which originally was a question of one of my followers.

Contents:

0:19 – Question: Is there a 5 UNDER 4 polyrhythm?

2:00 – How to draw a 4/4 measure

2:47 – How to draw a 4 over 5 polyrhythm

3:49 – Why 4 over 5 is equal to 5 over 4

4:36 – What is rhythmic modulation?

5:34 – Answer: solution #1

7:12 – Answer: solution #2

8:29 – Example: real 4 over 5 vs. fake 4 over 5

 

topics: polyrhythms, rhythmic illusion, rhythmic modulation

Level: intermediate

Instruments: for all instruments

Duration: 9:53 min


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