Tuesday, February 13, 2007

Little Dotted Magic Tricks

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"Hmm," you ask, "What could be the connection this time?"

The Carolina Trombone Collective recently performed a transcription of Handel's Music for the Royal Fireworks. The allegro section of the overture has extended passages of dotted rhythms. Like this:

Maybe I'm hyper-sensitive to this but, in rehearsal I gave them grief for slipping into "triplet mode"...

And thus I return to my old theme..Relate to the Familiar!!

What do most kids say after pulling off a magic trick....


It's interesting how, wherever you go, people say those syllables with the same rhythm (quick "TA" right before the "DAAH")


Think of that dotted rhythm sequence as a string of little magic tricks...
"Daaah, Ta-Daah, Ta-Daah, Ta-Daah, etc.)