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I wasn't sure what else to call this thread but I'm practicing vibrato with the metronome and would like to vary the pulsations per beat while still retaining the same vibrato speed. For example, I do six pulsations at a quarter note = 50 and 3 pulsations at a quarter note = 100. Does anyone know how I can figure out the metronome markings for 4 and 5 beats per quarter note? I hope this makes sense. I'm terrible at math but I've been wrecking my brain trying to figure out a formula of some kind to make this "transposition" or conversion easy. Thanks!
 

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I'm pretty sure 75 BPM would equal 4.5 pulsations because it's right in the middle. How did you figure this? Thanks though.
 

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It's 74.44449. At which point I think you have over-analyzed the who pulses / BPM thing.

I would strive for being more musical and worry less about the mathematical precision of 3 or 4 decimal places. Just make it sound musically relevant and forget the math.

just my .02

p.s. you just divide the metronome marking by 16.66667 to come up with the number of pulses.

50- 3.0 110- 6.6
55- 3.3 115- 6.9
60- 3.6 120- 7.2
65- 3.9 125- 7.5
70- 4.2 130- 7.8
75- 4.5 135- 8.1
80- 4.8 140- 8.4
85- 5.1 145- 8.7
90- 5.4 150- 9.0
95- 5.7 155- 9.3
100- 6.0 160- 9.6
105- 6.3 165- 9.9



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Wait. I think that's backwards. 50 should = 6 and 100 should = 3 but i think I get the idea. I'll play around with it some.
 
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