Learn counting and rhythm from globe-trotting percussionist Matt Teitelman (Kanye West). In this lesson, Matt explores the concept of polyrhythms, combining or superimposing one rhythm or meter onto another. Matt provides musical examples of these counter rhythms and gives mnemonic devices to remember these specific polyrhythms. This music theory lesson is just one of many on demand video 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 How Polyrhythms Work