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As Laurence Payne explains, the tempo is modulating from quarter = 132 to quarter = 88. There is also the question of how to make the change. The "brute force" method is to practice with a metronome set at each speed until you've developed an internalized feel for the pacing of each. The "mathematical" method is to use subdivisions of the ...


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If what I have printed below is what you're describing (I'm just a little dubious that it is - please check) it's a 'metric modulation' indicating that the time previously taken by a dotted quarter is to be taken by a quarter i.e. two 8ths in the time previously taken by three. A reduction to 2/3 of the previous tempo. 132 BPM down to 88 BPM. (For ...


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