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Measuring Swing Tempo ~ Fast versus Frickin’ Fast
Last year we talked about Measuring Music Tempos ~ How Fast is Fast? Today I’m going to tilt my lance at Swing tempo, which has a no published standards. First we must define Swing. “In jazz and related musical styles, … Continue reading
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Measuring Music Tempo ~ How fast is fast?
A music forum noob recently asked me how fast a piece marked Allegro should be played. It got me to thinking that I should place this here in case my source disappears, which btw happens more times than you might … Continue reading