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In this lesson we’re going to continue to build upon the foundation laid out in the quarter note and 8th note video lessons. We’ll do this by introducing 16th notes.
16th notes are just another way to sub divide each measure as you might expect there are 16 in each measure of 4/4 time. If you look at the count above in each 16th note on the provide sheet music, you’ll notice 2 solid lines connecting each group of four. This is what signifies a group of 16th notes.
Looking at the count now, you’ll see the 1,2,3 and 4 counts of the quarter notes. Also you’ll see the end counts of the 8th notes, but what’s new is this 16th note sub divisions that are counted with the E and A sounds. All together this first example can be read out loud like this.
Just stands with quarter and 8th notes, 8th note you re start the counting at eh beginning of each measure. Take a look at the 2nd example and you’ll see how to progress form quarter notes to 8th notes and finally to a full measure of 16th notes. Let’s count this out loud together with the metronome is set at 80 beats per minute; we’ll go through them twice.
Just as the previous lesson on 8th notes that it explained how they related to quarter notes. You could see here everything comes together and in example 3 had put together a few measures that incorporate quarter notes, 8th notes and 16th notes using a variety of notation symbols. Set the metronome to 80 beats per minute and count this out loud with me.
Now again to take things a step further, let’s change the metronome speed and see how it affects the counting. We have the metronome set at 80 beats per minute but now we’ll move it to a hundred beats per minute and progress through the third section of the sheet music again.
Again you can see how the quarter,8th and 16th notes are all directly related. No matter what the speed or tempo is set at. The faster the notes are, the faster all the sub divisions are played, likewise if you start playing a beat with 16th notes and then move back into 8th notes, they’re also be directly related in fact eh 8th notes will always be exactly half the speed as the 16th notes. This concept is extremely important, if you’re difficulty understanding at this point. I suggest you re watch this lesson until it all makes sense.