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Music Theory for Computer Musicians by Michael Hewitt

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Practical Exercises

Figures 14.4 through 14.7 present some exercises so that you can start to acquaint yourself with the amazing world of additive rhythm. If you have a hand drum in the house, great. If not, use whatever is on hand—even a tabletop will do. “L” signifies a left-hand beat, while “R” signifies a right-hand beat. The tempo is flexible.

Figure 14.4. Exercise 1.

Figure 14.5. Exercise 2.

Figure 14.6. Exercise 3.

Figure 14.7. ...

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