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Ties, Half Notes, Dotted Half Notes, Whole Notes, and Rests: Lesson 2 Practice Patterns 212-218

The following rhythm practice patterns feature notes with ties, half notes, dotted half notes, whole notes, and their equivalent rests in 4/4 time. Visit page 1 of Lesson 2 for patterns that include examples of these note values in 2/4 and 3/4 time signatures. Also, listen to each audio recording for the patterns to make sure that you are playing them correctly. Find out more about The Fundamentals of Rhythm book by Kyle Coughlin. Follow the links below for more information on how to play these notes, as well as practice suggestions.

More Practice Patterns: Half note, half rest, and dotted half note patterns in 2/4 and 3/4, patterns 201-211

Practice Pattern Table of ContentsPractice Pattern Table of Contents

Lesson 2 Introduction Lesson 2 Introduction - learn about ties, half notes, dotted halves, and whole notes

Lesson 2 Practice Suggestions Lesson 2 Practice Suggestions - learn how to practice these patterns well

Practice with MetronomeBotPlay along with MetronomeBot

The Fundamentals of Rhythm Buy the book, The Fundamentals of Rhythm.

Part 3. Whole note, half note, dotted half note, and rest patterns in 4/4

Pattern 212: You will hear two full measures of MetronomeBot counting before the pattern begins. MetronomeBot counts for the entire pattern at quarter note = 72, and the pitch is played on Concert F.
If you can't hear the audio, listen to it here.

Rhythm pattern 212

Pattern 213: You will hear two full measures of MetronomeBot counting before the pattern begins. MetronomeBot counts for the entire pattern at quarter note = 72, and the pitch is played on Concert G.
If you can't hear the audio, listen to it here.

Rhythm pattern 213

Pattern 214: You will hear two full measures of a metronome click before the pattern begins. There is a high sounding click on beat one of each measure with a lower click on the remaining beats. MetronomeBot does not count for this pattern. The tempo is quarter note = 100, and the pitches are played on concert D.
If you can't hear the audio, listen to it here.

Rhythm pattern 214

Pattern 215: You will hear two full measures of a metronome click before the pattern begins. There is a high sounding click on beat one of each measure with a lower click on the remaining beats. MetronomeBot does not count for this pattern. The tempo is quarter note = 100, and the pitches are played on concert A.
If you can't hear the audio, listen to it here.

Rhythm pattern 215

Pattern 216: You will hear two full measures of a metronome click before the pattern begins. There is a high sounding click on beat one of each measure with a lower click on the remaining beats. MetronomeBot does not count for this pattern. The tempo is quarter note = 100, and the pitches are played on concert D.
If you can't hear the audio, listen to it here.

Rhythm pattern 216

Pattern 217: You will hear two full measures of MetronomeBot counting before the pattern begins. MetronomeBot counts for the entire pattern at quarter note = 88, and the pitch is played on Concert F.
If you can't hear the audio, listen to it here.

Rhythm pattern 217

Pattern 218: You will hear two full measures of a metronome click before the pattern begins. There is a high sounding click on beat one of each measure with a lower click on the remaining beats. MetronomeBot does not count for this pattern. The tempo is quarter note = 100, and the pitches are played on concert A.
If you can't hear the audio, listen to it here.

Rhyhtm pattern 218

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More Practice Patterns: Half note, half rest, and dotted half note patterns in 2/4 and 3/4, patterns 201-211

Practice Pattern Table of ContentsPractice Pattern Table of Contents

Lesson 2 Introduction Lesson 2 Introduction - learn about ties, half notes, dotted halves, and whole notes

Lesson 2 Practice Suggestions Lesson 2 Practice Suggestions - learn how to practice these patterns well

Practice with MetronomeBotPlay along with MetronomeBot

The Fundamentals of Rhythm Buy the book, The Fundamentals of Rhythm.

 

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The Fundamentals of Rhythm, book by Kyle Coughlin

Fundamentals of Rhythm book

If you would like all of this information in book format so that you can put it on your music stand and practice it wherever you go, get The Fundamentals of Rhythm, by Kyle Coughlin. The book includes all of the lesson information and practice exercises found on the website.

 

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