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How Notes and Beats Go Together (The Rhythm Pyramid) – Classical MPR

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How do musicians know what notes to play and for how long each note lasts? How do the notes and beats mix to make music? From Classical Minnesota Public Radio‘s Class Notes series, learn about note duration and rhythm in How Notes and Beats Go Together (The Rhythm Pyramid). They also have a corresponding curriculum (pdf).

Next, watch Rests: Sometimes Music is Silence. Plus: How to Read Music and Jazz Fundamentals.