[Dixielandjazz] time signatures

David Richoux tubaman at tubatoast.com
Sat Jun 30 10:36:00 PDT 2007

There is a great joke (attributed to Dave Brubeck) about explaining  
4/4 vs 5/4 and "Life is Just a Bowl of Cherries" but since this is a  
family list I can't go there ;-)

A quick Google on "Time Signatures" turns up many different basic  
music theory websites...

and many more.

Dave Richoux

On Jun 30, 2007, at 9:49 AM, Jim Kashishian wrote:

> I hesitate to note Louis' well quoted answer, but...
> "If you have to ask, you'll never know."
> Don Ingle
> I appreciate that, Don.  But, I am referring to a scientific mind  
> asking,
> basically, a mathematical question.  So, my request is for an  
> elementary
> book explaining time in music, if anyone knows of one.
> Jim

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