5.1 Notes, rests and accidentals

 

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In this chapter you will learn about the quarter note triplet.

Quarter note triplet

 

kwartentriool kwartentriool Ch.5.1 Notes, rests and accidentals | Musictheory.education quarter note triplet playing three quarter notes in the time of a half note.

 

Example

In the example below, the quarter note triplet is outlined in red. The quarter note triplet G, G and F is notated above the two half notes, A and Eb.

Quarter note triplet
A quarter note triplet, outlined in red, means play three quarter notes in the time of a half note.

How do you perform the quarter note triplet in the example?

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