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9. Duplets & Rewriting in a New Time Signature Exercises

Grade 4 Music Theory Lesson 9: Duplets & Rewriting in a New Time Signature Exercises

Hover your mouse slowly over the staves or lightbulbs (tap on mobile devices) to reveal the answers. 

1. Give the meaning of triplets

 

2. Give the meaning of duplets

 

3a. We normally find duplets in which type of time signatures - compound or simple? answer

 

3b. We normally find triplets in which type of time signatures - compound or simple? answer

 

4. Rewrite the following in compound time but without changing the rhythmic effect. Include the new time signature.

a.

compound1

 

b.

compound2

 

5. Rewrite the following in simple time but without changing the rhythmic effect. Include the new time signature.

a.

simple1

 

b.

simple2

 

 

6. Rewrite the following using notes of half the value. Include the new time signature.

a.

half1

 

b.

half2

 

 

7. Rewrite the following using notes of twice the value. Include the new time signature.

a.

lazarus-rewriting

lazarus-rewriting-stave

 

b.

twice2

 

 

8. Complete the following table. (The first line has been done for you). Point your mouse at an empty cell to reveal the answer.

 

Original Half value Twice value in Compound in Simple
2/4 - 2/2 6/8 -
2/2 2/4 - 6/4 -
3/8 - 3/4 - -
3/4 3/8 3/2 9/8 -
3/2 3/4 - 9/4 -
4/4 4/8 4/2 12/8 -
4/8 - 4/4 - -
6/4 6/8 - - 2/2
6/8 - 6/4 - 2/4
9/4 9/8 - - 3/2
9/8 - 9/4 - 3/4
12/8 - - - 4/4

 

 

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