Definition of Metronome marking
1. Noun. The pace of music measured by the number of beats occurring in 60 seconds.
Group relationships: Music
Category relationships: Music
Generic synonyms: Pace, Tempo
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Literary usage of Metronome marking
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Beethoven's Letters: A Critical Edition : with Explanatory Notes by Ludwig van Beethoven, Alfred Christlieb Kalischer, John South Shedlock (1909)
"... also I hear from Berlin that the first performance of the Symphony went off with enthusiasm, which I ascribe in great part to the metronome marking. ..."
2. The Quincy Course of Study in Music: With Generl Suggestions to Teachers by L. T. Wade (1889)
"Ask the pupils to sing the exercise with metronome, marking the time in. this manner, giving a tap for each quarter-note, and two taps for the half-note, ..."
3. On the Performance of Beethoven's Symphonies by Felix Weingartner (1907)
"What dependence could be placed then on the metronome marking of his works when he was no longer judge of its accuracy? An attempt to play Beethoven's ..."
4. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1900)
"The method was the following: One hundred maximum contractions were made, at intervals of 1.6 sec., a metronome marking the time. ..."
5. My Threescore Years and Ten: An Autobiography by Thomas Ball (1891)
"... apparently swept the clouds like the pendulum of a monster metronome marking adagio, — were enough to frighten any four-year-old. ..."
6. Outlines of Psychology by Wilhelm Max Wundt, Charles Hubbard Judd (1902)
"Thus, we may produce in immediate succession two series of strokes by means of a metronome, marking off each series by a signal at its beginning with a ..."
7. A Dictionary of Musical Terms: Containing Upwards of 9,000 English, French by Theodore Baker (1895)
"For teaching rhythmical relations he used a double metronome marking both measures and beats. Me'los (Gk.) " Song". The name bestowed by Wagner on the style ..."