is a typical example using quarter note
rests. Let's call this the "Kangaroo"
song. Note that the time signature is 4/4.
Push play on the slider bar to hear how
the "Kangaroo" song sounds. I've
added something new as you might have already
noticed. There are 4 "clicks"
that can be heard before the song starts
playing. These four "clicks" tell
the player what tempo to use to start playing
the song. This routine is called "Setting
the Beat." Every musician needs
to know what the tempo will be in order
to start to playing a song. At the bottom
of the page are more terms or phases that
are used to describe the same routine of
"Setting the Beat."
to the song and then play along with the slider
bar. Do this for 5 minutes. Then push stop
on the slider bar and play the song without
the slider bar. Do this for 5 minutes. When
you are done practicing, go to the next page.
terms used to describe the routine of "Setting
you one measure.
the beat or rhythm.
1 Ana 2 - Mr.
TWO, THREE, FOUR ... - Rock
counting, or tapping.
are more of these, but these are the ones
you'll hear the most.