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#1048922 - 10/04/04 06:44 AM metronomes
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Registered: 01/01/03
Posts: 19862
Loc: Kansas
I've always had an innate sense of timing, or have developed it maybe. I've always like the metronome - it's a blast..

I have an ancient wind up Eiffel tower thing that speeds up and slows down,, but heck... I adjust with it.

Anyway Brendan suggested I play the piece I'm studying with the metronome sounding on the 3rd note of the 4/4 time counting segment, and then on the 2nd.

It is REALLY FUN, particularly when having it sound on the 2nd (or 4th) unstressed note. It creates a whole different melody almost. You should try it. It's seems a speedy effective way of learning the notes too.
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#1048923 - 10/04/04 08:21 AM Re: metronomes
Bob Muir Offline
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Registered: 11/01/03
Posts: 2653
Loc: Lakewood, WA, USA
I'm not sure I understand Apple. Are you setting the bell to sound on the 3rd note? If so, is it so you can provide more emphasis on that note than on the others?

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#1048924 - 10/04/04 08:41 AM Re: metronomes
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Registered: 01/01/03
Posts: 19862
Loc: Kansas
yes - it's hard and fun...
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#1048925 - 10/04/04 09:18 AM Re: metronomes
Bob Muir Offline
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Registered: 11/01/03
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It's also fun to try and play a piece in swing. \:D

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#1048926 - 10/04/04 10:05 AM Re: metronomes
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Registered: 02/14/03
Posts: 6416
Loc: Washington D.C. Metro
I use a metronome for memorization or working out the kinks in a particular measure mostly, forcing myself to play very slowly.

On my current scherzo, I have the metronome set on the slowest setting, and it is still faster than I would like. I can't do much about it, though because the piece has a lot of triplets, and those are hard to do if you set the metronome for eighth notes.
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