Rhythm Practice Patterns

Compound Meter Patterns in 9/8 and 12/8: Lesson 14 Practice Patterns 1430-1433

The rhythm patterns on this page feature the time signatures of 9/8 and 12/8. Try playing through the compound meter introduction patterns and the patterns in 3/8 and 6/8 time before working on these rhythms. Also, read the introduction to compound meter and visit the practice suggestion page for compound meter. It is very helpful to use a triple subdivision metronome to ensure that you are playing these patterns correctly. Also, listen and play along with the recordings below.

More Practice Patterns: Introductory Patterns 1401-1414.
More Practice Patterns: Compound meter patterns in 3/8 and 6/8 time, Patterns 1415-1429.

Lesson 14 Introduction - learn about compound meter

Lesson 14 Practice Suggestions - learn how to practice these patterns well

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Part 4: Compound Meter Patterns in 9/8 and 12/8

Pattern 1430: With MetronomeBot counting the subdivided beat, dotted quarter note = 66, on Concert G.
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Pattern 1431: Dotted quarter note = 66, on Concert A.
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Pattern 1432: With MetronomeBot counting the subdivided beat, dotted quarter note = 66, on Concert F.
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Pattern 1433: Dotted quarter note = 66, on Concert C.
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More Practice Patterns: Introductory Patterns 1401-1414.More Practice Patterns: Compound meter patterns in 3/8 and 6/8 time, Patterns 1415-1429.

Lesson 14 Introduction - learn about compound meter

Lesson 14 Practice Suggestions - learn how to practice these patterns well

Play along with MetronomeBot

Buy the book, The Fundamentals of Rhythm.

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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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