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PREVIEW: Polymeter And Polyrhythm

  • Lesson Parts8 Parts
  • Lesson DifficultySkill Level: Intermediate - Advanced
  • Total length: 43:12

About This Lesson

Carlo Marchione discusses the prevalence of polymeter and polyrhythm in compositions for classical guitar.

Musical examples range from works by Ponce, Turina, Dowland, Bach, and many more. For each excerpt, Marchione explains the details of what is happening rhythmically and then demonstrates it on the guitar.

The lesson concludes with Marchione’s general suggestions for uncovering rhythmic abnormalities in pieces throughout the repertoire.

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