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reading odd time signatures

Discussion in 'General Instruction [BG]' started by Vacume, May 1, 2009.


  1. Vacume

    Vacume

    Jan 11, 2006
    im trying to work on my sight reading. could anywon link to me some sheet in music with odd time signatures such as 12/8,6/8,9/8..... it would be greatly appreciated :help:
     
  2. UncleBalsamic

    UncleBalsamic

    Jul 8, 2007
    UK
    I split it up into threes with a stress on the first note of each group. I don't know if that's a good idea, but it sometimes helps me.
     
  3. paul_wolfe

    paul_wolfe

    Mar 8, 2009
    London
  4. BassChuck

    BassChuck Supporting Member

    Nov 15, 2005
    Cincinnati
    Everything breaks down into combinations of 3 and/or 2. It will depend on the signature, time and feel, but breaking it down is the best way to get a grip on it.

    Check Bassbooks.com and search for time signatures
     

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