Splitting Measures (5): Splits in 6/8

A 6/8 time signature sounds beautiful in slow ballads, but is also used in fast jigs or tarantellas. In this lesson, you learn syncopated grooves on the 8th note subdivision level as well as in double time feel.

Contents:
0:42 – 6/8 has 2 main pulses
1:29 – Exercise 14: Basic 6/8 groove: a 3 3 split
2:36 – Exercise 15: syncopated splits: 42, 42, 222
4:30 – double time (floor #6)
5:03 – Exercise 16: Splits from 12/8 lesson here on floor #6: 222222, 3333, 444, 66
8:16 – Exercise 17: Splits on floor #6: 33222, 22323
10:17 – More asymmetrical splits / Permutations of 2 5 5
10:26 – Exercise 18: Splits on floor #6: 255, 552, 525
12:26 – A remark on timekeeping / Goodbye

topics: rhythm, konnakol, polyrhythms

Level: beginner

Instruments: for all instruments

Duration: approx. 13:12 min


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