Are you getting your tempo value from a DAW tempo display or from a piece of sheet music?
In most DAW software, the tempo is always in quarter notes per minute. Although DAW software and DAW users might refer to the DAW tempo values as being in BPM (beats per minute), when using a DAW like this, you have to understand that the tempo is really in ...
Usually the tempo is given as BPM — beats per minute.
Where the tempo indication is shown as:
"a note symbol that has the length of a beat, equal-sign, number (BMP)"
By definition the BPM is the number of beats per minute. Putting this into an equation:
"BPM" = "beats" / "time in minutes"
Rearranging the ...
Msec = BeatsInBar * 60000 / BPM
Where BeatsInBar, is, well, the number of beats in a bar, regardless of how the beat is divided:
4/4 -> BeatsInBar = 4
3/4 -> BeatsInBar = 3
9/8 -> BeatsInBar = 3
6/8 -> BeatsInBar = 2
In 4/16 time, the 4 is still the number of beats contained in the measure. The 16 designated the notation used to indicate one beat. In 4/4 time, "quarter notes" are used to indicate single beats; in 4/16 time, "sixteenth notes" are used to designate a single beat.
The general formula would be:
(60/X) * Y
Z does not play a role in ...
The edition in question is a faithful rendition of the original notation, but with the note shapes modified to their modern equivalents.
"Onse Vader in Hemelryck", as printed in the first edition of Jacob van Eyck's Der Fluyten Lusthof
The original notation was typeset during the transition period between mensural notation and modern ...
Why is 3/4 called “simple triple” if we can divided the beats by more than 2?
It's called triple for the three beats per measure not because of the subdivisions.
In simple meters beat subdivision is by 2. Dividing by another number is either for compound meters with subdivisions of 3 or you need to use a tuplet to subdivide the beat by a number other than 2....