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Mahalo Guitar Solo Course: Triplet

Check out Bas Rutten's Liver Shot on MMA Surge: http://bit.ly/MMASurgeEp1 Triplets are very common in all different kinds of music, regardless if it's heard obviously or layered in subtly.? Triplets are useful when it comes to playing solos. They can spice up the rhythm and change the way a solo moves.? Just like telling a story to someone, you need dramatic dialogue to keep that person interested. Triplets, when used creatively and sparsely, can achieve this. Understanding the Rhythm: ?One of the more common kinds of triplets is eighth-note triplets.?Eighth-note triplets are written in musical notation as seen in the image above.?Rhythmically, this means that one set of triplets, which consists of three eighth notes, is equal to one quarter note. In other words, in regular 4/4 time where there are four beats in one bar (measure), one beat occupies the same amount of time in that bar as one set of eighth note triplets. * A good way to count triplets out loud is by actually saying the word "triplet" like this: "trip-el-let." Each part of the word is a single eighth note in the eight note triplet set. Read more by visiting our page at: http://www.mahalo.com/courses/master-guitar-solos/employ-your-soloing-skills/triplets//
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