Before You Start

Before you begin to read macrobeats and microbeats in duple and triple meters, be sure that you have a good working knowledge of the following skills. You are ready for this lesson if you can:

  • Echo macrobeats and microbeats using syllables;
  • Improvise using the syllable system. Can you "speak 'Du De'"?
  • Translate neutral syllables to solfege. 

If you are not ready to read based on the above guidelines, I strongly suggest you revisit the course Rhythm Audiation 101: Rhythm Fundamentals for a thorough review. It is linked below. 

In this course, we will learn the rhythmic components of the audiation foundation, including macrobeats and microbeats in Duple meter.

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