The three-over-two polyrhythm is made up of two contrasting rhythms (three equally spaced notes over two equally spaced notes) that are played simultaneously. We can build this polyrhythm by choosing one subdivision to act as a common denominator between the two rhythms. In this lesson, we’ll use 8th-note triplets in 2/4. The quarter-note pulse comprises the “two” side, and every other triplet partial comprises the “three” side.

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