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3/8 Time

Discussion in 'General Instruction [BG]' started by burntgorilla, Aug 5, 2005.


  1. burntgorilla

    burntgorilla

    Jan 24, 2005
    Belfast
    In a Bach for Bass book I bought, it seems that a lot of the pieces are in 3/8 timing, and I've got to the point where I'm getting the rhythms down. How exactly is 3/8 divided? I'm never sure how exactly time signatures are meant to be laid out in the bar, but as far as I can tell 3/8 is basically a faster 3/4?
     
  2. dlloyd

    dlloyd zzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

    Apr 21, 2004
    Scotland
    Sort of.

    You can count it as three beats per bar, but it's easier to count as one beat subdivided into three.