Rhythm Practice Patterns

# Time Signatures with the Eighth Note Equal to One Beat: Lesson 12 Practice Patterns 1201-1210

Lessons 1 through 10 feature time signatures in which the quarter note equals one beat. Lesson 11 introduces cut time, in which the half note equals one beat. Lesson 12 focuses on time signatures where the eighth note is equal to one beat. The patterns on this page are in 3/8 and 4/8 time signatures.

Read the Lesson 12 introduction to time signatures with the eighth note equal to one beat to explain how to count and perform these rhythm patterns. Also, see the suggestion page for ideas on how to practice rhythms in 3/8 and 4/8 time.

More Practice Patterns: Rhythms with the eighth note equal to one beat in 6/8 time, Patterns 1211-1219.

Lesson 12 Introduction - learn about the eighth note beat

Lesson 12 Practice Suggestions - learn how to practice these patterns well

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## Part 1: Patterns in 3/8

Pattern 1201: With MetronomeBot counting the beat, eighth note = 72, on Concert C.
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Pattern 1202: With MetronomeBot counting the beat, eighth note = 72, on Concert D.
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Pattern 1203: Eighth note = 80, on Concert E.
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Pattern 1204: Eighth note = 88, on Concert B.
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Pattern 1205: With MetronomeBot counting the beat, eighth note = 88, on Concert D.
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## Part 2: Patterns in 4/8

Pattern 1206: With MetronomeBot counting the beat, eighth note = 80, on Concert C.
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Pattern 1207: Eighth note = 80, on Concert F.
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Pattern 1208: Eighth note = 88, on Concert D.
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Pattern 1209: With MetronomeBot counting the beat, eighth note = 88, on Concert E.
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Pattern 1210: Eighth note = 100, on Concert A.
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### More Practice Patterns: Rhythms with the eighth note equal to one beat in 6/8 time, Patterns 1211-1219.

Lesson 12 Introduction - learn about the eighth note beat

Lesson 12 Practice Suggestions - learn how to practice these patterns well

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Buy the book, The Fundamentals of Rhythm.

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# Fundamentals of Rhythm book

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