In the Dionysian finale the CBSO became a musical juggernaut with Carydis pushing the accelerator to the floor and accepting the challenge of Beethoven's notoriously optimistic metronome marking
. I expected the wheels to come off but it's tribute to the CBSO players that not only did they reach the finishing line in one piece but that they delivered a brilliantly articulated and weighted performance.
Windscreen wipers rhythmically cut across the field of vision like a metronome marking
time as the car circles the small area at the center of the city, passing the ruin of the City Center Cinema -- the elevated oval of pockmarked concrete, recently sold to foreign investors and destined to be razed.
The three days that became four have tapped out a rhythm through my life and when the climactic crash of the drums is stilled after the last race on Gold Cup day they are replaced by the steady click of the metronome marking
the start of the countdown to the following year.
The son goes on to say, "According to my father, the correct tempo cannot be determined by a metronome marking
but, rather, depends on other criteria in the score and, of course, on the acoustics of a particular hall.
By converting the 4/4 meter to a metronome marking
, the actual durations in seconds could be computed.
Each piece includes a metronome marking
for the teacher to identify the appropriate performance tempo.
Tilson Thomas, like just about every conductor except Dorati, took the adagio slower than Prokofiev's metronome marking
but, given his epic approach to the symphony, it was still very intense and moving.
Each piece has a metronome marking
and a creative tempo marking such as "with big feet" for the elephant, or "cute but a little cold" for the penguin and the edition is very clear on bowings, fingerings and dynamics.
This edition boasts excellent quality and clarity of printing throughout, corrections of errata found in the source material, and appropriate metronome marking
ranges for each study.
* Sight-Reading Jumble * Track Your Progress ** Note measures or metronome marking
you learned today ** Track progress on your assignment page * Piano Star!
(The alternate metronome marking
of variation 8 is incorrectly noted as "[[music note symbol] 104]"; it should be [music note symbol] = 156, three times the 52 of the dotted quarter note [p.
55); further, he questions whether "our comprehension of the Allegretto giovale [is] enhanced when we learn that its principal tone row has as its boundary elements pitches whose letter names are the initials of Hanna Fuchs-Robettin and that its metronome marking
, 100, is a multiple of 'her' number, and the number of bars, 69, is a multiple of 'his'" (p.