Odd Time: Subdividing 7/8

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Odd Time: Subdividing 5/8

In the same way we subdivided 5/8 we will now subdivide 7/8.

Since we have a larger number we have the option of using more groupings.

NOTE: I forgot to mention in the previous video that when subdividing it is best to use groups of 2 and 3. (you can also use 1 but we will not in this tutorial).

In 7/8 we are able to create more "feels" then when 5/8.

Again I recommend that you use a different chord for each subdivision. This makes it easier to feel the differences between each.

In 7/8 we have the following subdivision options:

"2-2-3"

||: 1-2-1-2-1-2-3 | 1-2-1-2-1-2-3 :||

"2-3-2"

||: 1-2-1-2-3-1-2 | 1-2-1-2-3-1-2 :||

"3-2-2"

||: 1-2-3-1-2-1-2 | 1-2-3-1-2-1-2 :||