Topic: Rhythms on a Balafon (duet)  (Read 2051 times)

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Offline Ignas Genys

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Rhythms on a Balafon (duet)
« on: August 27, 2013, 06:11 AM »
Me and my friend Milda playing rhythms on our balafons.

We've been playing different time signatures (in 3 or 4, 5, 7 or 12), but I'm not sure how to write those down correctly.
What would it mean if I write say.. 3/4, or 8/12, or 5/10?

(I beg you pardon for my ignorance in music theory ::))


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Re: Rhythms on a Balafon (duet)
« Reply #1 on: August 27, 2013, 04:46 PM »
The first piece is in 4.
Second piece is in 3.
Third piece is 5 + 7 or 7 + 5 depending on where you consider the phrase to start. In either case it adds up to 12. The melody seems to start in the middle of a rhythmic phrase, so it depends on where you feel beat one.

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