Compound Time - 6/8, 9/8, 12/8 (Video Resources)

Who are these rhythms for? - found in all styles of music.

In compound time (or compound meter) each beat divides naturally nto three equal parts. Usually you notate the beat as a dotted quarter note, split into eighth notes (UK notation: dotted crotchets split into quavers).

The most frequently used rhythms in compound time are 6/8 and 9/8

Use these videos as a resource

You can use any of these videos as a resource for your own website or wikis, or as part of a youtube mix, or make more of them yourself - see Add videos like these to your own site

Play these rhythms and animations at any tempo with Bounce Metronome

You can use Bounce Metronome Pro to practise these and many more rhythms at any tempo, including changing tempo. 

The rhythms on this page are all included in the free taster as well.