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In compound time signatures (e.g. 6/8) the beat and metronome tempo is usually set to a dotted quarter note (3 eighth notes group per beat).




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Timing is Everything...

There are some of us in the guitar playing community who just enjoy a strum every now and again (who doesn’t?) and then others who like to put a more formal...
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Play Time to Improve Your Time

Just because you’re not a drummer, doesn’t mean that you don’t have to keep time.  The famous quote by the legendary American pianist and composer Thelonious Monk sums it all up – any instrument in any ensemble is responsible for keeping time and not relying on other instruments to keep their place.  While rhythmic instruments ...
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5 Tips for Lifelong Music Learning

We all tend to fall into playing or singing what we know over and over again, regardless of skill level.  Once we are comfortable playing a piece of music – either just strumming chords on a guitar, singing a song we learned the lyrics to, or playing a more complex composition on our instrument – ...
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Why Do Rock Guitarists Take Classical Guitar Lessons?

There are countless examples of electric guitar masters’ attempts to learn classical guitar, but have you ever wondered why? The classical guitar way of playing is one that involves intricate synchronization of all fingers involved, making it an encompassing approach to guitar playing in general. Right hand techniques ranging from arpeggios, to two-finger and three-finger ...
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