Separate left/right hand rhythm notations?

Discussion in 'General Instruction [BG]' started by Fuzzy Dustmite, Feb 17, 2014.

  1. Fuzzy Dustmite

    Fuzzy Dustmite

    Jan 25, 2005
    Mesa, AZ
    While learning a song the other day, I stumbled upon something that I hadn't considered before. That basically your two hands are, at times, playing separate rhythms.

    For example, say you're playing eighth notes. Your right hand (for right handed players) is chugging along with

    while your left hand is

    I had never considered the different rhythms your hands are "playing" and the way they interconnect or differ.

    Just food for thought.