Compound Meter Rhythms

Compound meter rhythms take the skills you previously acquired and put them in a compound meter. There are multiple compound meter options, so there are only a select few provided below. Once you have mastered these, try searching in a music store or online for a greater challenge!


5/8 Rhythms

Included are examples of 5/8, 6/8, 7/8, 9/8, 12/8, and 11/16 compound meter. When practicing these rhythms, make sure you use a metronome!

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6/8 Rhythms

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7/8 Rhythms

9/8 Rhythms

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12/8 Rhythms

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11/16 Rhythms

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