Time & Rhythm: A Two-Fisted Study in 2/4 Time

2/4 Time is more than two equivalent pulses strung together. 2/4 time defines a recurring pattern where the first pulse get a bit more emphasis than the second pulse.

If you haven’t done so already, watch the following video that explains how to do these two-fisted, clapping time in your lap studies for maximum benefit…


Pattern: 2 Right versus 1 Left (@ 60, 100, 140, 180 BPM)…

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Pattern: 2 Left Hand versus 1 Right (mirror image of the above)…

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Pattern: Downbeats Left, Upbeats Right…

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Pattern: Downbeats Right, Upbeats Left (mirror image of the above)…

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Watch Frank model how to play-study-practice the patterns above…


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About Frank J Peter

A uniquely burdened and blessed citizen of the world thinking and acting out loud!
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2 Responses to Time & Rhythm: A Two-Fisted Study in 2/4 Time

  1. paula graham says:

    Feels good, though my legs are bit bruised!!

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