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Musician 101: Developing an Internal Pulse

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Musician 101: Developing an Internal Pulse

In this post we hope to give musicians some ideas/exercises to improve on internal pulse. Keeping a steady pulse is a fundamental skill for any musician. Even in different charts that encourage a flexible rhythm, such as a passage marked rubato, being able to maintain a steady pulse is essential for the music to work. One common cause of tempo problems is a musician’s inability to keep an accurate internal pulse. To keep a steady beat we must be able to feel the beat aka pulse. Having a precise sense of rhythm is the result of not only of an understanding of rhythm, but a finely...

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