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15. Rhythm Exercises

Grade One Music Theory Exercises - Lesson 15: Rhythm Exercises 

Suitable for:  ABRSM Grade 1   Trinity Grade 1 

Please note: ABRSM will be removing this question from their exam papers from 1st January 2018. 

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What's Wrong?

In each of the following rhythms the answering phrase (bars 3 & 4) is not very good, but why? Explain two faults for each rhythm.

1.

rhythm-1

2. 

rhythm-2

3. 

rhythm-3

4. 

rhythm-4

 

Choose the Best Response

Choose the best 2-bar answer (a-d) to the given rhythm.

Given rhythm:

complete-the-rhythm

Completed rhythms:

a)

complete-4-bar-rhythm-1

b)

complete-4-bar-rhythm-2

c)

complete-4-bar-rhythm-3

d)

 complete-4-bar-rhythm-4