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#1031814 - 10/12/04 07:33 AM Tempo marking confusion
Jerry Luke Offline
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Is there a chart somewhere that correlates what various tempo indicators translate to as far as beats per minute goes? I'm learning a piece in the Alfred's Book 1 (The Can-Can) that says it should be played 'Brightly'. What does Brightly translate to as far as a metronome setting?
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#1031815 - 10/12/04 08:06 AM Re: Tempo marking confusion
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Here is one Chart but there is no exact conversion. It really just depends on the sound of the song. It will vary greatly, like if it is 4/4 or 2/2 time, etc.

#1031816 - 10/14/04 07:47 AM Re: Tempo marking confusion
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Thanks, Lightnin. \:\)
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