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Counting Triplets Across Two Beats

Here is our measure, it contains six triplets across four beats. We can find beat 1 and beat 3 easily, but beast 2 and 4 are not so obvious.

2 sets of quarter triplets


The best way to think about the passage above is 4 sets of triplets. Each of the notes are repeated so they equal the exact value:

4 sets of triplets

Now, Tie the notes:

4 sets of triplets tied to sound like quarter triplets

When playing the passage, you have to be thinking in triplets.