metronome metronome

Definition(s):

  • (n) clicking pendulum indicates the exact tempo of a piece of music

Usage(s):

  1. Neuroscientist Alvaro Pascual-Leone instructed the members of one group to play as fluidly as they could, trying to keep to the metronome's 60 beats per minute.
  2. Today, she relates the events of April, 22, 1979, with a strong voice, in a beat as steady as a metronome.
  3. A ticking metronome was set beside a dog.

News

  1. NOTEWORTHY DEATHS

    Devo drummer with tempo of metronome Alan Myers, the former longtime drummer for the band Devo, best known for “Whip It,” has died after a battle with brain cancer.
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

  2. Alan Myers, longtime Devo drummer, has died

    Chances are in coming days when you’re reading about percussionist Alan Myers, who died Monday after a battle with brain cancer, the words "human metronome" will be used. Myers' drumming for punk band Devo came to define the band’s off-kilter sound.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. Former Devo drummer Alan Myers, the human metronome who appeared on the seminal new-wave band's bigg

    Former Devo drummer Alan Myers, the human metronome who appeared on the seminal new-wave band's biggest hit "Whip It," has died from brain-cancer complications. Read more...        
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Gawker

Wiki Images for metronome

definition of metronome
meaning of metronome

Quotes

  1. "We were having trouble concentrating on where to go," said Wilson. "For example, our (defencemen) moving the puck quickly - we were like a beat slow on the metronome tonight."
    on Dec 6, 2008 By: Ron Wilson Source: TSN.ca

  2. In his program notes, Murphy writes, "After the human body, the piano has always been my favorite instrument. It is the music-maker of my memory, and the melodic metronome of my earliest dance training."
    on Feb 24, 2007 By: Graeme Murphy Source: Kansas City infoZine

  3. "Frank Kush used to use a metronome back there," Childress said.
    on Sep 11, 2007 By: Brad Childress Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

Word of the Day
maxim maxim
/ˈmæk səm /