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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000727.txt from 2004/10

From: Tony Pay <tony.p@-----.org>
Subj: RE: [kl] Putting a beat to K. 622
Date: Mon, 25 Oct 2004 05:10:37 -0400

On 25 Oct, "musicv" <musicv@-----.net> wrote:

> So after thinking about this over the last few weeks, and then reading
> Dan's post about being puzzled over the discussion about putting a beat
> K.622, I'm thinking that putting a beat to K.622 would be like doing the
> opposite of what the conductor I've playing for has been asking - stop
> playing it with all those wonderful up beats that lead you through the
> musical phrase, and instead play it with many more down beats - and disco
> is a prime example of music with a lot of down beats.

I think, contra what you write above, that what's wrong is rather the *lack
of modulation of the beat* that you get if you put a rhythm section under it.
You could say that a large part of the classical style is to do with how
downbeats are organised.

See:

http://test.woodwind.org/Databases/Klarinet/1998/10/000412.txt

http://test.woodwind.org/Databases/Klarinet/1998/10/000421.txt

http://test.woodwind.org/Databases/Klarinet/1998/10/000428.txt

http://test.woodwind.org/Databases/Klarinet/1998/10/000437.txt

http://test.woodwind.org/Databases/Klarinet/1998/10/000474.txt

...for more details;-)

Tony
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