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Learning the Handpan: Lesson 2 / Quaver (Half-Beat) Rhythms by NovaPans Handpans

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Rhythms! They might seem a bore, especially if you’re practising them slowly (as you should be!) but rest assured, with time and discipline, knowing your solid rhythms will bring the most productivity to your playing. It’s easier to show you rather than put it in writing, so watch for yourself on how you can become an expert playing rhythms and later, playing all sorts of melodies on the handpan!  
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An Introduction to Sheet Music for the Handpan
Lesson 0.1 / The Touch Technique
Lesson 0.2 / The Handpan Scale
Lesson 1 / Simplified Handpan Notation (Sheet Music for the Handpan)
Lesson 2 / Quaver (Half-Beat) Rhythms
Lesson 3 / Dynamics
Lesson 4 / Accents
Lesson 5 / Semiquaver (1/4 Beat) Rhythms
Lesson 6 / Harmonics & Pitch Pends
Lesson 7 / Percussive Slaps
Lesson 8 / Walking the Hands
Lesson 9 / Chords
Lesson 10 / Triplet Rhythms
Lesson 11 / Ghost Notes
Lesson 12 / Rewriting the Ding
Lesson 13 / Dotted Rhythms

Also, learn these pieces on the handpan! (notation provided):
The Last of the Mohicans (1992 film)
Sam Maher's New York Subway Piece

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