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How Notes and Beats Go Together (The Rhythm Pyramid)

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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 share a corresponding curriculum (pdf).

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TEACHING RESOURCES from Classical MPR:
• How Notes and Beats Go Together (pdf)
Watch these related videos next:
Rests: Sometimes Music is Silence
• How to Read Music
• Jazz Fundamentals

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