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In practical music exams, as well as performing prepared pieces there's also a section on scales and arpeggios. In the lower brass grades for example you might have to prepare two or three major ...

I'd like to provide context first: I'm currently pursuing a thesis project that uses a stylistic approach to rap music. I want to be able to prove that dividing rap bars by the (usually) four beats ...

My flesh-n-blood guitar teacher has tried to get me to count beats (verbally or at minimum in my mind), and I think that I've tried reasonably hard in doing so for few months now. However I've come to ...

I've been teaching a highschool kid acoustic guitar lately and even though everything related to the left hand is progressing well, he is having major problems with his rhythm. To give you the full ...

I would like to record the licks I play while exercising over a metronome in order to improve my timing. I need a way to record both the lick and the metronome beats to see if I'm picking the note ...

The following introductory books' definitions don't distinguish meter from rhythm. Please see the titled question. I asked this on Music Fans, but I still don't understand. Please expound more plainly?...

I am interested in the notions of polyrhythm, cross-rhythm and hypermeter, including acquiring more mathematically based concepts that can aid in quality music production. I have done extensive ...

To play music rhythm in time it was always something difficult to me, with a metronome also. Basically I can not count time. On the other hand I have some intuition to compose simple music, and when I ...

why isn't there a third note It could be use in 3/2 or 3/4,and others that divide the measure with 3,what more of a question it can be formed too. If there was a third not it would work well in 3/2 or ...

I recently watched the live performance of 'Stairway to Heaven' by 'Led Zeppelin'. I had a question while watching that song but it even applies to other songs. See during the section of the song ...

I'm new to music theory so I'm sorry if my question is trivial. Is it correct to say that, in practice, the only difference between 4/4 vs. 3/4 time signatures is where the accents are located? To me,...

I am trying to learn this piece by Ludovico Einaudi but as I am a beginner on the piano the "count" is coming up all wrong. Can someone with a little more understanding of music please write the ...

My understanding is that a time signature like 4/4 time is known because certain beats are emphasized, for example: ONE, two, three, four. But let's say someone created a song with tempo alone (ie ...

Most of the music theory I have learnt/encountered was focusing on chords and notes of melodies, but not on interplay of melody and backbeat, hence I'm asking this question. We are working on a song ...

I ordered a pretty standard mechanical Wittner metronome, the cheapest I could find plastic/no bell. But after I ordered it I realized there are metronomes that have a bell, so it got me thinking ...

The song is Superstition by Stevie Wonder. The song sounded out of sync and rushed when we were playing it. I play guitar and try to lay back and play behind the beat, but should the bass player play ...

I noticed there's a lot of drum machines out there, but they're all electrical. Is the metronome the closest thing to a mechanical drum? and by mechanical I mean, there's no batteries/electricity ...

I'm trying to adapt a guitar piece to the piano. The piece, shown here, is in 3/4. I've never seen this bit of notation before and I initially thought it was the indicator telling you to play 3 notes ...

There are many songs that begin with a repeating beat/instrumental that implies a certain rhythm (let’s call it “Rhythm A”), but then when a later instrument enters the song, it turns out that the ...

In pop music, there are some songs that pretend to have the beat accent at a certain time in the intro but with percussion coming in, the beat (apparently) shifts the meter such that you have the ...

In an effort to push through a plateau in my playing, I've started really digging into method books and even getting lessons (I'm mostly self-taught). Quite a few books, and my instructor have all ...

I'm not that good in music theory. There is this rhythm I can't find the right way to notate. Logic Pro shows it like this: (if you need mp3. let me know). And this is the rhythm I play. Right hand ...

I've recently been immersing myself in Afro-cuban rhythms. There are many similarities between them, and it struck me that it would be interesting to learn how they are related to each other with a ...

My piano teacher is explaining how to count dotted eight notes followed by a 16th note. He says to count like this: 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & (it is in 4/4 time). Since the dotted eight note ...

Ive currently been having great difficulty turning my lyrics and poems into a melody. i've considered aligning the accented syllables as well as the meter with accented beats but am still having ...

I am learning the left hand of Blumenlied by Gustav Lange and I notice something very tricky in the left hand. An octave starting a triplet. Here is how I have been playing that rhythm in the F major ...

I try to understand odd time by listening to the underlying pulse and the duration of notes, but it doesn't always work when the rhythm gets complicated. What I mean is visualising the pulse as the ...

What would the open Bm chord in G progression be when transposed with capo on the 5th fret?

How can I write the following into muse score?

Can anyone list any pop/rock/mainstream style songs that transition between 6/8 and 4/4? I am trying to do this for something I've written (4/4 in verse, 6/8 in chorus) but it's difficult to get in ...

As an example, can you change a time signature from standard 4/4 time to waltz 3/4 and can you change a waltz to standard 4/4 time? Or more generally, can ANY time signature of a song be changed to ...

I understand that harmonic tension occurs when you hang on a chord which "wants" to resolve, like a chord with a leading tone or certain dissonant intervals. Are there other sources of harmonic ...

In guitar travis picking style they talk about Boom-Chick alternating bass pattern, in piano and trumpets they talk about Oom-pah bass. Is it basically the same thing? I think they both talk about ...

A standard way to count rhythm across bars is to pick a count for the beats in a bar and then use the first beat as the bar count. So in 4/4, counting quarter notes, one counts: One Two Three Four | ...

Counting duplets

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I read about duplets in "Music Theory for Dummies" by Michael Pilhofer and it was introduced with the following graphic (not exactly the same - it should be interpreted as a rhythmic notation). The ...

This is my first question here. I'm a self-taught piano player and playing the piano since 7. I taught myself how to read notes and listened to many mp3s just to get the tempo and beat right for ...

I'm a relative beginner to the guitar, and I'm looking to learn a few songs to compliment what I'm learning with my guitar tutor at the moment. Right now we're working on House of the Rising Sun (in ...

Like i was wondering if theres was any kind of way of making sense on how melody lines move or their rhythm. for examples are there rules when it comes to notes being held across bars.

So much contemporary/pop music is tied to the rock-n-roll standard 4/4 back-beat rhythm, why is this? Contemporary rock music (amongst other styles) loves a bit of dissonance, angular melody lines, ...

I gave this question some thought but I may have worded it wrong so the best I can do is give an example. If you look in the second bar of the piece I am writing (below), there are three sets of ...

I am a guitarist trying to improve my rhythmic feel and have been told to play a little more behind the beat. This is in a studio setting. How should I approach this to be more consistant in playing ...

In a few songs , if I am able to count in both the 4 beats and 3 beats and it still sets perfectly .. how would I know if it is 4/4 or 3/4 .. Eg1. This is an indian song : ...

I am confused whether to buy a midi controller or a midi keyboard. I currently use Yamaha E323 arranger keyboard and want to upgrade to the latest type within a budget of maximum 60000 INR I am not ...

Guys I'm in the midst of studying jazz. And I'm so confused whether jazz is the same as blues, especially the rhythm parts If blues is using shuffle, then jazz is using swing? Then why sometimes blues ...

I was directed by America Luke to this forum site. I hope this is the correct place. I have a score with a lot of triplets. It's awkward to write always \times 2/3 {c16 d e} \times 2/3 {d e f}. ...

I'm trying to write the following to a MIDI grid and unsure exactly how it should be written. Any help would be great. This is how i have the grid so far. 1/32 Quantize T = Tom (Aka LT) K = Kick (...

Does the bar labeled "One six note phrase" conform to notation standards? All the examples of triplets that I've seen before have always had the beams break every three notes, similar to the "Manual ...

Please help me with my gcse music homework!! Here is the question I've been given; How much time, in crotchet beats, does a crotchet triplet take up?

On one of the songs I'm writing, I have a few notes played on the end of one measure, finishing in the second one. Here it is: These three notes being played really fast, I don't want to use an ...

I have (as far as I know) a basic understanding in music theory. But one thing I never understood was triplets. Logically, to me, they make absolutely no sense. I know how to calculate the value: If ...

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