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Re: Changing Meters
This is very interesting to me, as I'm in a class
right now, but I realized last class that the beat was
way way way easier to follow (we were doing 4 against
6) *if I gave it a melody*. Why? Don't know but I
bet it has a lot to do with the same chunk of gray
--- Bill Fox <email@example.com> wrote:
> joe rut wrote:
> > firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> >> You can actually get the hang of odd meter really
> fast if you don't
> >> count in
> >> numbers but in syllables, which takes advantage
> of our speech centers.
> > I have a song on my first album that is an
> instrumental that goes back
> > and forth between 3/4 + 4/4 (or 7/8), and 6/8. The
> band could not
> > figure it
> > out until I made up nonsense words to sing to it:
> Real neat idea.
> > "I'm going to the store with my dog = 9 syllables
> > I'm going to the store with my puppy doggie = 12
> > My puppy doggie = 5 syllables
> > my puppy doggie = 5 syllables
> > he is a really spiffy doggie" = 9 syllables
> Am I missing something?
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