We Got the Beat: Metronome Online

October 3, 2007

Do your instrumental music students keep time horribly? Do they rush the beat like they’re in a race against the drummer? A metronome can help kids learn to maintain a steady tempo, and the annoying clicks give added incentive to … Continued

This Will Knock You B Flat

September 11, 2007

Music soothes the savage beast. Except for alligators. Apparently music riles them up. NPR’s Robert Krulwich reports that the note B flat has a lot of crazy properties, including provoking alligators to roar. Play a B flat one octave below … Continued