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Cello Lessons: D Major - Scale Rhythms

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[MUSIC]
Now that we've learned the D Major scale,
we're gonna apply all of
the rhythmic variations
we learned for
Twinkle to the scale itself.
So, let's start first with 16th notes.
We're gonna place four subdivisions for
every note of the scale.
It'll sound like this.
[MUSIC]
Now let's
try it with
the D drone and
the metronome
at 40 beats
per minute.
One, two, three e and a four e and a.
[MUSIC]
Good!
Now, we're gonna move to the next rhythm,
which is, Mississippi Hot Dog.
That will sound like this on the scale.
Let's, why don't we do it together,
without the drone and metronome first.
Mississippi Hot Dog.
[MUSIC]
Now
let's
try it
with our
drone and
metronome.
So we make sure we're in tune and
in rhythm.
One, two, three e and a four e and a.
[MUSIC]
Repeat
the top
note.
[MUSIC]
Good.
Our next rhythm is Run Jimmy.
Let's play it with the drone and
the metronome just from the beginning now.
[SOUND] One, two, run, Jimmy, run, Jimmy.
[MUSIC]
Now,
were
gonna to
do Run
Jimmy
again.
But this time we're gonna change
the notes after just one Run Jimmy.
We just played two Run Jimmy's per note,
now let's just do one.
So we'll get the drone and
the metronome back on.
And we'll go one.
I'll wait for the click.
Now with the drone and metronome again.
We'll go run, Jimmy, run, Jimmy.
One, two, ready, go.
[MUSIC]
Very
good.
Now, our fourth rhythm we're gonna apply
to this scale is the chugga chugga,
with the 16th notes with accents on three.
One, two, three, four, one two three four.
Say it with me.
One, two, three, four, one, two,
three, four, one, two, three, four.
So, each note of the scale will just
get one of those little patterns,
so it'll sound like this.
[MUSIC]
Let's
try it with
the drone and
the metronome.
One, two,
three e and
a four e and a
[MUSIC].
Good.
We just have one last rhythm to practice,
it's the three, three, two rhythm.
So that one will sound like this.
[MUSIC]
One, two, three, one,
two, three, one, two.
One, two, three, one,
two, three, one, two.
Down, up, down, up, down, up, down up.
Down, up, down, up, down, up, down, up.
Down, up, down, up, down, up, down, up.
Down, up, down, up, down, up, down up.
[MUSIC]
Let's try
that one with
the drone and
the metronome.
[MUSIC]
One, two, three,
e and a four e and a.
[MUSIC]
Good.
Now remember, this one is a little
difficult, cuz it's syncopated.
We have an accent,
that second accent comes before the beat.
So, this is the first time we're
accenting not when the metronome hits.
So let's just play it one more
time with the metronome and drone.
One, two, three, e and a four e and a.
[MUSIC]
Very
good.
You could practice all of these rhythms
with the drone and the metronome.
And I look forward to seeing your video.
[MUSIC]