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June 4, 2015 | Using food to understand rhythms.

When you learn standard notation, you start out cutting notes into divisions and subdivisions. Any one out there have an elementary music teacher cutting out diagrams of pies? Once you get the concept of quarter note, half note, sixteenth, etc., you start to splice them together in combinations. Eventually, you start absorbing them in chunks of recognizable patterns, and our friends at Classical Chops have a delicious way of digesting them through pronunciation of the name of foodes.

We think this rules!

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Make sense, doesn't it?

Posted by Ted at June 4, 2015 8:53 PM

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