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32nds? 16ths?

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by Fishbrain, Jul 21, 2001.


  1. Fishbrain

    Fishbrain

    Dec 8, 2000
    England, Liverpool
    Endorsing Artist: Warwick Bass and Amp
    what are 32ds, 16ths, 8ths and all these?
     
  2. Lovebown

    Lovebown

    Jan 6, 2001
    Sweden
    Hmm. Well in most pop/rock the regular time signature is 4/4 which means you count 1 2 3 4 in each "measure" (a measure is like a sentence in a music piece). One 4th is one fourth of the whole measures total value. An 8th is twice as fast as a 4th and thus two 8ths can be played on one 4th.
    And four 16ths on one quarter note etc.

    I'm probably just confusing you though... it's easier to demonstrate in person.

    /lovebown
     
  3. Fishbrain

    Fishbrain

    Dec 8, 2000
    England, Liverpool
    Endorsing Artist: Warwick Bass and Amp
    so for fourths you would count 1,2,3,4 and 8ths 1&2&3&4 and so on?
     
  4. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
  5. Fishbrain

    Fishbrain

    Dec 8, 2000
    England, Liverpool
    Endorsing Artist: Warwick Bass and Amp