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Interactive Rhythm Drills

 

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Use these exercises to be sure you are playing the rhythms accurately. Practice on your own with a metronome (such as the online metronome).  Once you can play it correctly, practice it at different tempos, not just one tempo.  You are welcome to practice drills we have not covered in class yet.

 

Rhythm Drills 1:

Quarter Notes and Rests

 

Rhythm Drills 2:

Quarter, Eighth notes, Quarter Rests

 

Rhythm Drills 3:

Mixed Quarter, Half Notes, Ties, Rests

 

Rhythm Drills 4:

2/4, 3/4, 5/4 Time Signatures

 

Rhythm Drills 5:

Dotted Quarter Notes

 

Rhythm Drills 6:

Eighth Notes On and Off the Beat

 

Rhythm Drills 7:

Basic Syncopation

 

Rhythm Drills 8:

Review

 

Rhythm Drills 9:

Triplets

 

 

Rhythm Drills 10:

Cut Time

 

Rhythm Drills 11:

6/8 Time

 

Rhythm Drills 12:

Basic Sixteenth Note Patterns

 

Rhythm Drills 13:

The Dotted Eighth-Sixteenth Note Pattern

 

Rhythm Drills 14:

Mixed Review

 

Rhythm Drills 15:

Cut Time

 

Rhythm Drills 16:

Slow 6/8 time and 3/8 time

 

Rhythm Drills 17:

Sixteenth Note Patterns

 

Rhythm Drills 18:

Compound Meter