Time & Rhythm: A Two-Fisted Study of a Repeating Pulse

This study is not a trivial as you might think. The ability to play a simple repeating pulse musically should be taken quite seriously as it establishes a firm foundation for all your playing, no matter what the meter. Let’s go!

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: Repeated pulse, Hands Together (@60, 100, 140, 180 BPM)…

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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 of a Repeating Pulse

  1. paula graham says:

    just slapped onto my lap, will try on piano tomorrow…still learning notes…my brain.. my brain…oh I despair!!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. No despair! JOY! JOY!! JOY!!!

    Liked by 1 person

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