Music Theory 000.1 – Part 6: I’ve Got Rhythm

This is part of my series on Understanding How Music Works. If you haven’t yet, you may wish to start at the beginning.

I think it’s well past time we talked about time, y’know? As I first thought (months ago) about writing this post, I realized that music, of all the arts, has a special relationship with time. I also realized that my goal here was to explain things simply, thereby understanding it well enough myself. And I have not always kept it simple. So I’ll break this post up into the abstract/philosophical part (to get it out of my system) and the simple/practical part. Continue reading “Music Theory 000.1 – Part 6: I’ve Got Rhythm”