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Time Lines Rhythm Patterns for Unit 4
Dotted Half Notes and Whole Notes in 3/4 and 4/4

Improve your rhythm and sight reading skills. Select a link below to listen to and play along with rhythm patterns with dotted half notes, whole notes, and whole rests in 3/4 and 4/4 time signatures from Unit 4 of Time Lines. These patterns also include half notes, half rests, quarter notes, and quarter rests. Each pattern is four measures long and features different combinations of the Unit 4 exercises. Each webpage includes an audio example of the pattern as well as an image of the Time Lines Color Blocks to indicate where the notes and rests are. To view and practice all of the patterns, buy Time Lines Book 1 for your instrument.

Remember to clap and count each pattern before playing it. That will help you develop your sense of rhythm and tempo, and it will ensure that you play the notes and rests accurately. For some reminders about clapping and counting longer notes, visit the Unit 4 Exercises page.

 

 

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Dotted Half Note and Whole Note Rhythm Patterns for all instruments:

P401 - Rhythm pattern with dotted half notes in 3/4
Rhythm pattern with dotted half notes in 3/4, Time Lines P401

P402 - Rhythm pattern with dotted half notes in 3/4
Rhythm pattern with dotted half notes in 3/4, Time Lines P402

P403 - Rhythm pattern with dotted half notes in 3/4
Rhythm pattern with dotted half notes in 3/4, Time Lines P403

P404 - Rhythm pattern with dotted half notes and whole rests in 3/4
Rhythm pattern with dotted half notes and whole rests in 3/4, Time Lines P404

P405 - Rhythm pattern with dotted half notes in 3/4
Rhythm pattern with dotted half notes in 3/4, Time Lines P405

 

 

P406 - Rhythm pattern with dotted half notes and whole rests in 3/4
Rhythm pattern with dotted half notes in 3/4, Time Lines P406

P407 - Rhythm pattern with whole notes in 4/4
Rhythm pattern with whole notes in 4/4, Time Lines P407

P408 - Rhythm pattern with whole notes and whole rests in 4/4
Rhythm pattern with whole notes in 4/4, Time Lines P408

P409 - Rhythm pattern with dotted half notes in 4/4
Rhythm pattern with dotted half notes in 4/4, Time Lines P409

P410 - Rhythm pattern with whole notes and dotted half notes in 4/4
Rhythm pattern with dotted half notes in 4/4, Time Lines P410

 

 

P411 - Rhythm pattern with whole notes and dotted half notes in 4/4
Rhythm pattern with dotted half notes in 4/4, Time Lines P411

P412 - Rhythm pattern with dotted half notes and whole rests in 4/4
Rhythm pattern with dotted half notes in 4/4, Time Lines P412

P413 - Rhythm pattern with whole notes in 4/4
Rhythm pattern with dotted half notes in 4/4, Time Lines P413

P414 - Rhythm pattern with dotted half notes, whole notes, and whole rests in 4/4
Rhythm pattern with dotted half notes in 4/4, Time Lines P414

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