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This page features links to all of units with audio pages for the Time Lines Melodic Phrases for concert band instruments that are available online. Each of these short melodies has the same rhythm as the Rhythm Pattern with the same number. For example, Pattern P104 has the same rhythm as the Melodic Phrase M104. If you need an explanation of the material for a specific unit, you can select any of the titles below, or visit the Time Lines Table of Contents. Go to the Time Lines Color Blocks page for an explanation of how they can help you to understand the lengths of notes and rests. I will continue to add audio examples as quickly as I can. If you would like to receive information on updates to the website (as well as a link to free materials), sign up for the Music All the Time newsletter.
To see all of the written music for the Melodic Phrases, purchase the Time Lines book for your instrument.
Unit 1: Melodic Phrases with Quarter Notes and Rests
Unit 2: Melodic Phrases with Quarter Notes and Rests in a 4/4 Time Signature
Unit 3: Melodic Phrases with Half Notes and Half Rests
Unit 4: Melodic Phrases with Dotted Half Notes, Whole Notes, and Whole Rests
Unit 5: Melodic Phrases with Eighth Notes in 2/4, 3/4, 4/4
Unit 6: Melodic Phrases with Dotted Quarter Notes
Unit 7: Melodic Phrases with Pickup Notes