By William Duckworth
The world over popular composer William Duckworth covers track basics in 14 concise major chapters supplemented through eleven enrichment appendices, supplying prolonged insurance if you wish extra guideline.
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When you are comfortable with the counting system, also try playing the rhythms on an instrument or keyboard while counting mentally. Remember to always keep the basic pulse steady. “America” “She’ll Be Coming Round the Mountain” “The Yellow Rose of Texas” For additional practice with counting syllables, see Practice Materials 2-3 at the end of this chapter. MUSIC IN Action Performing Simple Meters As a class, clap and count aloud the following two-part examples in simple meter. Half the class should clap the top part and half the bottom part.
Follow the example. Your teacher will help as needed. A Counting Method for Simple Meters In learning rhythms, it is helpful to know a method of counting that can be spoken aloud as you are clapping rhythms. The value of such a system is that it can be transferred to “mental” counting when you are playing or singing actual music. Although several systems are in use, the following one is recommended. The Basic Pulse In this system, the basic pulse is identified by the numbers “one, two, three, four,” as needed.
Each note value has a corresponding rest sign. We can create a rhythm tree for rests similar to the one we made for note values. whole rest half rests quarter rests eighth rests sixteenth rests Note that the whole rest is often used to indicate one complete measure of silence. It can serve this purpose for any meter, and when used in this way, it is centered within the measure. CLASS WORK Practice drawing the following rest signs: Pitch The Staff In Western music, pitch is written on a staff. , staves) consists of a group of five parallel lines.