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Play-Along Samples, 3/4 Time
 
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Click as indicated below and play-along.  These samples have no melody.
 
Sample 1 - Basic 3/4 Time
 
Single Play (click here)                                   Repeat Play (click here)
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C        /         / F        /         / G7       /         / C        /         /
Above is the basic 3/4 rhythm pattern for the samples that follow.
Listen for the 3-click intro. and then play 3-beats for each cell, read from left to right.
The "Repeat Play" loops back to the first cell and plays the sample for 32 measures.
 
Sample 2 - 3/4 Time
 
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F   G7 C  
This is the same as Sample 1, only with accompaniment added.  Play 3-beats for each cell.
 
Sample 3 - 3/4 Time
 
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F   Bb C7 F  
This is the same rhythm as above with different chord names.  Play 3-beats for each cell.
 
Sample 4 - 3/4 Time
 
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G    Edim Am7 D7  
Same rhythm as prior samples with different accompaniment and chords.  Play 3-beats for each cell.
The above sequence can be used as an introduction to songs in the key of G that start with a G chord.
 
 
Sample 5 - 3/4 Time
 
Single Play (click here)                                 Repeat Play (click here)
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 Bb6  Eb  Am D7
Gdim Cm7 F9 F+
Try This!  Play 3-beats for each cell.
The above sequence can be used as an introduction to songs in the key of Bb that start with a Bb chord.
 

The above chord progressions follow the Circle of 5ths.  Click on the link below for more information.
 
 
Click here for the Circle of 5ths Chord Practice Chart

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