To read syncopated rhythms

In this lesson, you will learn to read syncopated rhythms using grid and musical notation. You will learn a new song called Epo I Tai Tai e and create 3 body percussion patterns to go with the song. You will finish by performing them together with the song.

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Lesson summary: To read syncopated rhythms

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