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Hand Drums


Online course from the absolute basics to some more advanced concepts. Like rhythm, form addresses the way music unfolds in time. It describes the layout of a composition as divided into sections. Measures serve as the nucleus for a motif. The further organization of such a measure leads through repetition and variation to a musical phrase with a certain rhythm and a certain duration, defined by a long final note, a respite. This "phrase" can be seen as the basic unit of the musical form. The importance of the principles of repetition and contrast, weak and strong, climax and repose, can be seen.

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