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Time Signatures with the Eighth Note Equal to One Beat: Lesson 12 Practice Patterns 1201-1210

Lessons 1 through 10 feature time signatures in which the quarter note equals one beat. Lesson 11 introduces cut time, in which the half note equals one beat. Lesson 12 focuses on time signatures where the eighth note is equal to one beat. The patterns on this page are in 3/8 and 4/8 time signatures.

Read the Lesson 12 introduction to time signatures with the eighth note equal to one beat to explain how to count and perform these rhythm patterns. Also, see the suggestion page for ideas on how to practice rhythms in 3/8 and 4/8 time.

More Practice Patterns: Rhythms with the eighth note equal to one beat in 6/8 time, Patterns 1211-1219.

Practice Pattern Table of ContentsPractice Pattern Table of Contents

Introduction Lesson 12 Introduction - learn about the eighth note beat

Practice Suggestions Lesson 12 Practice Suggestions - learn how to practice these patterns well

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

Part 1: Patterns in 3/8

Pattern 1201: With MetronomeBot counting the beat, eighth note = 72, on Concert C.
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Rhythm pattern 1201

Pattern 1202: With MetronomeBot counting the beat, eighth note = 72, on Concert D.
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Rhythm pattern 1202

Pattern 1203: Eighth note = 80, on Concert E.
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Rhythm pattern 1203

Pattern 1204: Eighth note = 88, on Concert B.
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Rhythm pattern 1204

Pattern 1205: With MetronomeBot counting the beat, eighth note = 88, on Concert D.
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Rhythm pattern 1205

Part 2: Patterns in 4/8

Pattern 1206: With MetronomeBot counting the beat, eighth note = 80, on Concert C.
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Rhythm pattern 1206

Pattern 1207: Eighth note = 80, on Concert F.
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Rhythm pattern 1207

Pattern 1208: Eighth note = 88, on Concert D.
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Rhythm pattern 1208

Pattern 1209: With MetronomeBot counting the beat, eighth note = 88, on Concert E.
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Rhythm pattern 1209

Pattern 1210: Eighth note = 100, on Concert A.
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Rhythm pattern 1210

More Practice Patterns: Rhythms with the eighth note equal to one beat in 6/8 time, Patterns 1211-1219.

Practice Pattern Table of ContentsPractice Pattern Table of Contents

Introduction Lesson 12 Introduction - learn about the eighth note beat

Practice Suggestions Lesson 12 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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