ExAmplE2 TRIPLETS, DOTS AND TIES
For this triplet rhythm count: ‘1 & a, 2 & a, 3 & a, 4 & a’ to keep track of both the down beats and the off-beats. Counting is especially impor tant when playing the tied notes as these combined notes should
JJbe sustained for their full value, but only the initial note is picked. This melody is in the key of G, which means that the F notes are played as F# throughout the piece.