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Chopbuilder Part I: Getting It Together
Things to notice:
The note patterns and feels alternate from 4 to 3 to 4 to 3 etc.(quadruple to triple)
Triplets often employ hammer-ons and pull-offs.
It's really cool to mess with the natural mathematical phenomenon of superimposing 3 over 4
, or vice versa
Here's an example of 3-note groupings inserted in to a 4-beat (quadruple) rhythm, and vice versa.
I played a 3-note repeating pattern (G,A,B, A,B,C, B,C,D,etc.) inside of a 4-note rhythmic structure (16th notes)
The 2nd bar is A 4-note repeating pattern (G,F#,E,D, F#,E,D,C, E,D,C,B, etc.) inside a 3-note triplet structure (8th note trp):