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Name: The Conducting Beat Patterns
ID: m20804
Language: English (en)
Summary: This module demonstrates through text and illustrations the symetrical conducting beat patterns that are used in most music. Musical examples are provided for practice purposes and the patterns are illustrated.
Subject: Arts
Keywords: beat, choral, conducting, music, patterns, 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 15, 2008 4:07 pm +0000
Last revision to module: Mar 20, 2009 9:01 am +0000


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Version: 1.1 Mar 20, 2009 9:01 am +0000 by Jennifer Thornhill
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