Counted Rhythm Skill Index

Level 1: Whole, Half, Quarter, and Unsyncopated Eighth Values.

  • Beat, meter, and time signature identification
  • Identify and describe level 1 rhythmic values
  • Whole, half, and quarter note counts and circles
  • Whole, half and quarter notes and rest counts and circles
  • Whole, half, quarter, and eighth note counts and circles
  • Whole, half, quarter notes and rests with eighth note counts and circles

Level 2: Pickups, Ties, Unsycopated Sixteenth notes, and dotted half values.  

  • Pickup, ties, and dotted half identification
  • Tie counts and circles
  • Dotted half counts and circles
  • Ties and dotted half counts and circles
  • Unsyncopated sixteenth identification
  • Unsyncopated sixteenth counts and circles

Level 3: Cut time, Compound meter, Syncopated eighth values and eighth note triplets

  • Cut time description
  • Cut time count and circles
  • Compound meter description
  • Compound meter counts and circles
  • Syncopated eighth description
  • Syncopated eighth counts and circles
  • Eighth note triplet description
  • Eighth note triplet counts and circles

Level 4: Syncopated sixteenth values,  Quarter, and sixteenth note triplets

  • Syncopated sixteenth description
  • Syncopated sixteenth counts and circles
  • Quarter note triplet description
  • Quarter note triplet counts and circles
  • Sixteenth note triplet description
  • Sixteenth note triplet counts and circles

Level 5: Polyrhythms, hemiola, and odd subdivisions

  • Polyrhythm description
  • Polyrhythm counting
  • Hemiola description 
  • Hemiola counting
  • Odd subdivision description
  • Odd subdivision counting and clapping