Many beginning students are challenged when eighth notes are introduced into their music compositions. Find out why!!
Archive for October, 2015
I always group the two eighths notes with the following note. In this case the group would be eighth-eighth-quarter. I often call this little rhythmic unit a three note phrase as this is the way the ear most naturally organizes this rhythm. Often I will say three note phrase as the students play this little rhythm while playing Ladybugs.
Try this piece with your beginning students in their learning of eighth notes and I think you will see a quicker learning curve in this little musical hurdle.
Middle C Repertoire – Book 2
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