4.1 Rhythmic patterns in Stayin’ Alive
Activity 7 builds on the work completed in the previous section.
Listen again to Audio 1 and decide which of the rhythmic patterns below (symbolised using dots for shorter notes and dashes for longer notes) represents the following lyrics from the chorus of the Bee Gees Stayin’ Alive (heard from c.00:09):
Ah, ha, ha, ha, stayin’ alive.
Pattern 2 – – – – ●●● – ●●● – was the correct visual representation of long and short notes in the chorus of Stayin’ Alive.