Monthly Archives: November 2012

another non-musician slightly misses the mark

A choir member sent me this video: He makes some interesting points  and uses a lot more math than I’m comfortable with in my daily life, and of course it’s absurd to suggest that we can only hear twelve tones … Continue reading

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four quarter notes

The meter signature is 4/4, but the tempo is marked allegro assai.  What do you do?  Beat four?  Beat two?   The answer is the same as all conducting questions: it depends!  But I drew a fun picture to demonstrate some … Continue reading

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