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10. Writing a Rhythm Exercises

Grade 4 Music Theory Lesson 10: Writing a Rhythm Exercises

 

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1. Write a rhythm on one note, with time signature and barlines, to fit these words. Write each syllable under the note or notes to which it applies.

a. 

Sleep, peace, dreaming of you

Hoping that one day the dreams will come true

stave

stave

 

b.

Curled up cat, dozy dog,

Inside warmth and outside fog

stave

stave

 

c.

The man stood waiting with a frown

While bodies busied all around

stave

stave

 

d.

The crashing sea, the thrashing waves

The salty, endless sea-ward days

stave

stave

 

 

e.

So small, and yet so powerful.

The humble bee makes our world full

stave

stave

  

 

2. Write a complete four-bar rhythm using the given openings. Remember to complete the first bar!

rhythms

 

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