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Rhythm charts and Theory

Download and print these PDF’s

Jazz Rhythm Patterns 1

Jazz Rhythm Patterns 2

16th_note_rhythms

Eighth_rest_and_ties_Rhythms

one-an-a_rhythms

syncopated_rhythm

Eighth_rest_Rhythms

Writing Music 101

Rhythm

Rhythm charts

Online theory help can be found here:

www.musictheory.net

Choose ‘exercises’ tab

There will be a series of questions to answer.  Here are the questions and answers:

  • What kind of exercise would you like to create?
    • Note Identification
  • Would you like to customize your exercise?
    • Yes
  • Which clefs should your exercise use?
    • Trombones should choose bass clef. (Second one)
    • Everyone else should use treble. (First one)
    • If the kids would like to do both, they are welcomed to.
  • In what range should notes appear?
    • Choose the very first one.
  • Which key signatures should your exercise use?
    • Click the middle box.  It is blank.
  • Which style of note names should your exercise use?
    • Letters
  • Should accidentals be used?
    • Yes

 

Click start exercise

The students will select the name of the note.  The computer will take them through the rest!

 

OR:

Use the following link and the students can practice both treble and bass notes:

 

http://www.musictheory.net/exercises/note/deoeoyryyyy

Click start exercise

The students will select the name of the note.  The computer will take them through the rest!


One Comment

  1. Hey Doc I’m looking at the Rhythm Charts and Theory page from 16th note rhythms to Rhythm charts. I was just wondering what exactly i needed to know for bass drum one. E-mail me back at jzeringue3@att.net to let me know what all i need to know. Also let me know the dates for any camps coming up please! Thanks!!

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