Articles about Tempo

Teaching Students Tala Counting and Improvisation
Teaching Music (2016) Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 52-53

The classical music of North India has long been a rich source of study in the Western music classroom. To learn more about teaching certain aspects--specifically, tala counting and improvisation--Perlmutter reaches out to Kathryn Woodard, formerly an assistant professor at ...

Preinstrument Activities for Beginning Instrumental Instruction
Teaching Music (2016) Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 24-27

Haston discusses preinstrument activities for beginning instrumental instruction. These include posture, pulse, and foot tap.

Brain Research and Practicing, Part 2
Flute Talk (2016) Vol. 35, No. 10, pp. 28, 30, 32


In the Blink of an Eye
Flute Talk (2016) Vol. 35, No. 5, pp. 2, 4, 6


Pierre Boulez: Polyphonie X (1951): Ein gescheitertes, weil zurückgezogenes Werk: ein "tombeau à tête reposée"?
Archiv für Musikwissenschaft (2015) Vol. 72, No. 4, pp. 277-301

The subject of this article is not Boulez's earlier version of Polyphonie (1949-1950) with its open form partly based on quarter-tones, but the later version from 1951 with the title Polyphonie X, which was subsequently withdrawn by the composer-a highly ...

Amazing Slow Downer
Musik and Bildung (2015) Vol. 47, No. 4, pp. 77