Music Theory for Recorder: Rhythm
Reading Time Signatures
YouTube Video: Music Theory Crash Course
Explains time signatures, beats, and simple and compound meters.
Meter - Simple and Compound
Score and Audio File
Listen to the meters; not for playing along.
What are Tuplets?
YouTube Video: Basic Music Principles
Tuplets: It's Complicated
YouTube Video: 12tone
More advanced application of tuplets and polyrhythms.
YouTube Video: Drew Nobile
Defines hemiola - the shift in pulse from triple to duple meter (or vice versa) and includes examples in pieces of music ("America" from West Side Story and "Zamacueca" by José White). In this video the presenter uses the term 'straight duple' instead of the more common 'simple duple.'
YouTube Video: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Defines hemiola, includes examples ("Concerto Grossi IV" by Geminiani), and describes its effect on a piece of music. Contains juggling.