Rhythmic

Displacement

Rhythmic displacement is where the rhythm you are playing is displaced against the beat, creating interesting tension and release pattern over time. The following exercises use simple left-hand fingerings to allow to concentrate on the rhythm.

 

The exercises divide a crotchet (1 beat) into 4 semiquaver subdivisions (1-e-&-a). Each pattern starts on a different semiquaver subdivision. To outline what is required, the count is written under each section.

Download PDF exercises and play along with the click tracks below.  Remember, always start slowly. 

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Displacement Ex. 1

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Displacement Ex. 3

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Displacement Ex. 2

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Displacement Ex. 3

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