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Latest Picardies and Bug Songs

The new Weezer album “Hurley” has a picardy on it — the band’s first and only picardy. If you recall from our last post, a picardy is when music changes key from Minor to Major on the very same root note. A reverse picardy occurs when a song turns from Major to Minor. In a […]

The Heart Shuffle ♥

The Human Heart is our natural metronome. It kicks like a bass drum anywhere from 60-80 beats per minute. In Italian, this tempo is called larghetto. It is no coincidence that the moderate rock tempo (120 bpm) — the cut-time of our heartbeat — is the standard tempo for Pop Music. The pitch of our […]

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