3/4 Time is so much more than three identical pulses strung together... 3/4 Time defines a recurring pattern where the first of three pulses gets more emphasis than the second and third. How to Do These Studies YouTube video on how to do the two-fisted rhythm studies below for maximum benefit... https://youtu.be/VUTvLfTR-1k 3 Right versus 1 … Continue reading Time & Rhythm: 3/4 Time
2/4 Time is so much more than two identical pulses strung together... 2/4 Time tells us that there are 2 quarter notes per measure, that each quarter note gets one beat and that the first quarter note in each measure feels like the most important beat creates a sense of where the time is. How … Continue reading Time & Rhythm: 2/4 Time
The Metronome, used wisely, can be a valuable tool for discovering and solving a problem with rhythm or technique, but... ... We need to talk about WHEN and HOW to use the metronome appropriately. Common Problems with Rhythm If you are playing the right notes, but your music just doesn't seem to flow, you almost … Continue reading Time & Rhythm: The Metronome
Introduction to the critically important concepts of Downbeats and Upbeats... YouTube Video showing downbeats& upbeats in action... https://youtu.be/Wmwdk8xDhYg learn more... Time Signatures
Did you know that musical time never stops? It ebbs and flows, cycles up & down, rocks back & forth, sways left & right, and breathes in & out... https://youtube.com/watch?v=ftkrLui33xs learn more... Pulse & Meter
Welcome to the grossly under-appreciated subject of musical time and rhythm...