Tuplets & Triplets
In order to notate rhythms that would otherwise be impossible according to the time signature, any beat can be broken up into groupings called Tuplets.
Triplets and Tuplets
Even numbered tuplets are usually used with odd-numbered time signatures and vise versa.
Let's take a look at all the different tuplet groupings.
By far, the most popular tuplet is the Triplet.
A triplet is a group of three notes that is fit into the space of two notes.
There are half note triplets, quarter note triplets, eighth note triplets and sixteenth note triplets.