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A silly little brain excercise

Discussion in 'General Instruction [BG]' started by Lovebown, Oct 20, 2001.


  1. Lovebown

    Lovebown

    Jan 6, 2001
    Sweden
    Here's a little brain work out for y'all...
    Alternate between playing in 10/16, 7/16 and 16/16 time. Play 10/16 one bar, then 7/16 one bar etc. continiously.

    You're only allowed to play 16ths and 16th pauses.
    You're only allowed to use the same note four times in a row (that goes for pauses as well) in one bar. Try emphazing the 1st note of each 16th note group of 4 and putting extra emphazis on the first 16th note of the bar.

    Start out at about 40bpm and gradually increace the tempo.

    This is wacky brain gymnastics cuz you got to count like crazy and think where to play harder/softer. I know it's not really useful in actual playing, but it can get pretty fun, especially when you get it up to speed.

    /lovebown
     
  2. SuperDuck

    SuperDuck

    Sep 26, 2000
    Wisconsin
  3. kirbywrx

    kirbywrx formerly James Hetfield

    Jul 27, 2000
    Melbourne, Australia.
    i lost it when i read the heading...Y'all?:confused:
     
  4. Hategear

    Hategear Workin' hard at hardly workin'.

    Apr 6, 2001
    Appleton, Swissconsin
    Here's a real brain teaser that everyone can follow: A cowboy rides into a small town on Tuesday, spends one night and rides out, also on Tuesday. How is this possible?
     
  5. ChrisRae

    ChrisRae

    Jan 25, 2001
    North Wales, UK
    :oops:

    You are not going to tell me that the animal is called Tuesday are you???? :rolleyes:
     
  6. yawnsie

    yawnsie

    Apr 11, 2000
    London
    I think you may be right, Chris!
     
  7. Hategear

    Hategear Workin' hard at hardly workin'.

    Apr 6, 2001
    Appleton, Swissconsin
    Damn straight -- his horse's name is Tuesday!