Learn counting and rhythm from globe-trotting percussionist Matt Teitelman (Kanye West). In this lesson, Matt examines the 6/8 (six-eight) time signature and the 12/8 (twelve-eight) time signature and explains the reasons for using an eighth note pulse versus a quarter note pulse. This lesson is just one of many music theory tutorials exploring the study of the language of music here at Music School Online (MSO). Learn music theory at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.
Understanding 6/8 and 12/8 Time Signatures