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Old 04-07-2012, 10:29 AM   #622
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Originally Posted by ChAAPY View Post
diminution or augmentation being applied to their phrasing
But that would be doubling/halving durations. I think you mean just mean shortening or lengthening phrases.

What I find fun is when I'm tapping/nodding/whatever along and they outwit me, but then I get back in and anticipate the move next time. What I sometimes find a bit of a cop-out (though sometimes it's perfect) is when after however many repetitions of an odd-time riff, they add a shorter bar like 2/4 to bring up the total beats to a multiple of 4, so that it comes together with the surface 4/4 beat. I'd like them to stay asymmetrical a bit more often.
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