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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000436.txt from 2005/04

From: "Zornow, Claudia" <claudia.zornow@-----.com>
Subj: [kl] Metronomes
Date: Fri, 29 Apr 2005 12:29:19 -0400

Bill Hausmann wrote:

> It is called "Musician Tools" and includes the metronome, tuner, and a
> circle of fifths program (select the key, either major of minor, and it
> shows the key signature). I got it "beamed" to me from someone else, but
> it is available at ...

I use TuneIt on my Palm (http://www.penguin.cz/~ondrap).
It includes a metronome and a tuner. It is freeware.

The one thing I don't like about it is that you can't write in
the tempo that you want using Graffiti--you have to use up/down
arrows. It's great for settling discussions about tempo in
chamber music groups, though ("How fast is quarter note = 96?", etc.).

Which brings to mind a question: What tunes do people use to
remember tempos? I think a lot of people use "Stars and Stripes
Forever" for 120, and someone once told me that "Ain't She Sweet"
is 80. Are there others?

Claudia

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