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Music Reading: the tie, dotted notes and other rhythmic figures (Part 1)


New rhythmic figures: the tie

In the lesson today we get to know how to read some new rhythmic figures.

In particular we will concentrate on the tie.
This is one of the rhythmic figures which are most used in music to lengthen the duration of the sound.

Today we will learn the best way to read this in music, even in the most difficult cases.

To understand how to use the material found in this lesson, I suggest you to read the introduction to this cycle of lessons (see link).

Have a good lesson!

Learning material of this lesson

8 videos 34 mins
1. Introduction to the new cycle of lessons 3m 44s
2. What is the tie 6m 31s
3. How to read the tie 5m 26s
4. Another example of reading the tie 3m 13s
5. Practical exercise with the tie 2m 56s
6. Exercise to learn to play 1 8m 17s
7. Exercise to learn to play 2 2m 28s
8. How to make the most of the exercises in attachment 1m 52s
+ 1 pdf file
+ 9 audio files
... to continue this video lesson

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