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Hemiola

A new rhythm arises when the accent pattern in  6/8 meter  shifts from two groups of three’s to three groups of two’s.  This is called hemiola. 

Rhythm Study

Kalimba is an easy rhythm study featuring 16-note patterns with off-beat stress. It was written to imitate the sound of the south African instrument by the same name

Ornamentation

This article is from the Online Supplement, Book II. An ornament is a note or group of notes that decorates and gives character to a melody. The simplest of all ornaments is the grace note…

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