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Re: Polymeter - Polyrhythm - Changing Meter

2010/9/9 Mark Showalter <folkstone57@operamail.com>:
> Hello,
> I think the overall point, which we seem to agree on, is that you write 
>the arrangement in the >time sig & tempo etc that makes the most sense & 
>is the easiest to read. I was taugh by one >of my composition teachers in 
>music school that you always work from the graetest >sub-division back to 
>plan how you would right a piece. So, if there are 128th note values as 
>>the greatest sub-division, you don't write the time signature as 64/128. 
>That would be >ridiculous. It's still easier to have to deal with those 
>notes on the ocassions they appear. If >everything is written in 128th 
>notes by some dummy, you simply turn them all into quarter or >eigth 
>notes to simplify reading, & of course, counting.

totally agree!

> My point wasn't that you should write a waltz that way at all. It would 
>be the opposite of >simple, but no listener would know that the music was 
>written in 4/4 if it was properly notated, >but it would be just a silly 
>excersize in complex notation.

even more than totally agree!


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il.luminada, exclamava: "O siga, que he pagat per aquesta merda de
màquina i resulta que ni tan sols em diu si sóc un Buda o no, òsties!,
no podien posar-li una agulla , o que pitara, o alguna cosa així? "

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