What is 3/4 Time on Violin?

Learn about 3/4 time on violin from musician Julie Artzt Becker in this Howcast video.

Transcript

3/4 time in the violin is a really great meter, because it's like a dance. One, two, three. One, two, three. One, two, three. One, two, three. And as you can tell, the big beat falls on the one, the first beat. One, two, three. One, two, three. One, two, three. One, two, three. So, one of the beginning pieces by Bach called 'Minuet 1' is 3/4 time. Try to listen to the 'one, two, three' swing.

That's a perfect example of a piece of violin music in 3/4 time.

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