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Exploring Rhythm – Suggestion Card

Rhythm and melody go hand in hand as it creates movement, tension and contributes to the emotional value in the development of your musical ideas – learn how by using polyrhythms, different meters, accents, metric modulation and other techniques:

metric modulation

Metric Modulation

     Tempo can also be modulated just as you can modulate to a different tonality. That can be achieved by simply performing a given musical passage in a faster or slower tempo, or even gradually change the tempo (Ritardando or Accelerando).… Read More »Metric Modulation



     Polyrhythms are a way of introducing some freshness and novelty in the way you combine different rhythms played by different or a single instrument. Also referred to as cross-rhythm, a polyrhythm is essentially a combination of two or more different… Read More »Polyrhythms



     Polyharmony refers to a musical passage in which polychords are used in a chord succession or create a harmonic flow. As mentioned, when introducing the way polychord structures are built, the component triads can either be kept distinct through simple… Read More »Polyharmony