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MPV's Music Theory 103 - Rhythm for iOS

Developer's Description

In this 3rd tutorial in our series on Music Theory, Master Arranger and Composer Gregg Fine explores the nature of Rhythm and why its the driving force in music and composition...Rhythm is at the very essence of being. Our hearts beat. We walk and run in time. The sun rises and sets. The tides ebb and flow. Its no wonder that rhythm is at the heart of our music, too. In this tutorial Gregg Fine examines rhythm and shows us the theory behind constructing solid beats and how rhythm is used in different musical genres.Rhythm is made up of many different components. In this tutorial youll learn about the foundation of beats. Youll see how rhythm is broker down into its essential components: Tempo, Measure, Note Values and Rests. Youll learn all about Time Signatures and how they influence the pattern of strong and weak beats in a musical phrase.Gregg then starts moving the beat around: In this section he explains how musical rhythms are interpreted by creating Shuffle and Swing. Youll discover the power of syncopation and how it helps create musical interest and adds unexpected excitement to a tune. Theres even a cool video that demonstrates playing behind the beat and how it affects the feel of a performance.Finally Gregg takes you through 5 different musical styles, beat by beat, and explains the importance of rhythm in their construction. Add your own notes to individual tutorials. View the outline and jump to any tutorial while playing video or from the Home screen. Mark your favourite tutorials. Take your learning experience full screen. Hide or show the tutorial outline whenever you want.Table of contents:1. The Foundation of Rhythm2. Tempo3. Measure4. Note Values5. Counting6. Time Signatures7. Cut Time and Half Time8. Rests9. Strong & Weak Beats10. Syncopation11. Shuffle12. Swing13. Groove14. Playing Ahead & Behind the Beat15. Genres: House16. Genres: Rock17. Genres: Jazz18. Genres: Reggae19. Genres: Bossa Nova20. Polyrhythms21. A Note On Odd Time

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What's new in version 2.0.2


Release May 11, 2015
Date Added May 1, 2015
Version 2.0.2

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Operating Systems iOS
Additional Requirements Compatible with . iTunes account required.


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