In the second part of the course you will learn to read the eighth notes, with exercises taken from the authentic jazz repertoire. You will also learn to read irregular groups such as the triplet, and various combinations of rests and notes.
In the first module you wil learn to read the eighth notes. The exercises are taken from authentic jazz pieces and contain more interesting rhythms and larger jumps.
Subdivision of the pulse, the eighth note
The eighth note after a dotted quarter
Eight note and tie
Dotted quarter in different positions of the measure
Anacrusic and thetic rhythm
Typical phrases of the Swing era
Third, fourth, fifth and sixth intervals
Rhythmic shift in the phrase
The bebop style
Seventh and octave intervals
Irregular groups, eighth note triplets
In the second module, irregular groups are introduced, in particular the eight-note triplet. This figure is used extensively in jazz music and is the key point of the solfeggio course - part two. You will learn how to read the triplet in different contexts, including together with rests and ties.
Irregular groups, the triplet
Triplets in 3/4 time
Triplet in different positions of the measure
Alternation between triplets and eight note phrases
Eighth notes triplet and tie
Eight note triplets and rests
Rhythmic shift of the accent
Triplet with rests and tied notes