When most people hear the words ‘Music Theory’, they probably want to run into the bushes and never look back. But theory doesn’t have to be like that! It’s actually pretty simple to learn, and a lot of fun once you begin to see how much it improves your musical ability.
Rhythm is one of those elements that a lot of musicians take for granted. You might get caught up in thinking about all the notes, sharps/flats and other stuff and forget about how crappy it would all sound without rhythmic variation to make things interesting. Luckily with some dedication and focus, rhythms are pretty easy to understand. So let’s look at a few simple rhythmic values that you’ll find in some of the songs you want to learn.
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