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Name: Unmetered or Free Rhythms
ID: m20942
Language: English (en)
Summary: This module represents conducting and performance solutions to unmetered or free rhythmic passages. Two musical examples are provided, one unison and one with parts, for understanding and for practice.
Subject: Arts
Keywords: choral, free, music, rhythms, technique, unmetered
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

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

Latest version: 1.1 (history)
First publication date: Feb 17, 2009 1:56 pm -0600
Last revision to module: Mar 25, 2009 9:50 am -0500


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Version History

Version: 1.1 Mar 25, 2009 9:50 am -0500 by Jennifer Thornhill
This is the first version of this module.

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