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Name: Starting on Other Beats
ID: m20731
Language: English (en)
Summary: This module discusses and demonstrates how to conduct a piece of music that begins on a beat other than the first or last.
Subject: Arts
Keywords: beats, choral, conducting, music, other, starting, technique
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 2.0

Authors: Gordon Lamb (
Copyright Holders: Gordon Lamb (
Maintainers: Gordon Lamb (, Jennifer Thornhill (

Latest version: 1.1 (history)
First publication date: Dec 5, 2008 12:03 pm -0600
Last revision to module: Mar 19, 2009 8:36 am -0500


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Version: 1.1 Mar 19, 2009 8:36 am -0500 by Jennifer Thornhill
This is the first version of this module.

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