Rhythm Lesson 3

This rhythm is introduced in Part 6 of the Nine-Note Recorder Method. A dot makes a note half again as long. Here is a dotted quarter note. It gets one and a half beats. A dotted quarter note is paired with an eighth note to make 2 beats.

Say each number on the down beat, and say the “and” on an upbeat as you follow along on the rhythm below.

rhythm lesson 3

 

Below are songs that use this rhythm.

 

Rhythm Lesson 3 songs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Go to rhythm lesson 4.

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