Music Reading: the tie, dotted notes and other rhythmic figures (Part 7)


Double dotted quavers

Today we will cover a very important rhythmic figure:

The double dotted quaver.

This is a very common figure but since it is quite complex to read, people often find some difficutlies with it.
For this reason today we will learn in depth how to read double dotted quavers.

In this lessons we will cover many other topics such as:

    • what are demisemiquavers
    • how to read demisemiquavers
    • how to read double dotted quaver plus a demisemiquaver
    • how to play double dotted quaver plus a demisemiquaver

To make the most of the material in this lesson, I suggest you to read the Introduction page of this cycle of lessons. (go to link).

The exercise to learn to play double dotted quavers

Learning material of this lesson

6 videos 27 mins
1. Introduction to the new lesson 4m 09s
2. What are demisemiquavers and how to read them 5m 36s
3. Double dotted quavers (theory) 6m 04s
4. Double dotted quavers (practice) 6m 34s
5. Music reading practice 1m 44s
6. The exercise to learn to play double dotted quavers 2m 33s
+ 1 pdf file
+ 10 audio files
... to continue this video lesson

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