Rhythm Basics – Dividing the Beat

This lesson shows how to master different subdivisions of the beat, i.e. how to play 1 to 6 notes per beat. Usually called “rhythm pyramid”, this lesson is called “The Rhythm Elevator” here. It includes two exercises: an easier one, and a more advanced one with quintuplets and sextuplets.


topics: rhythm, subdivisions
Level: basic
Instruments: for all instruments
Duration: 7 min


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