How To: Use a metronome as a practice tool for the bodhrán

Use a metronome as a practice tool for the bodhrán

In this how to video, you will learn how to use a metronome as a practice tool for your Bodhran. This will be helpful as it helps track your progress. You can very tempos with this device. Press the red button of your metronome to turn it on. It should be at 60 BPM. If you want to change the speed, press the buttons with the arrows. Press the top gray button and press the arrow until a musical sign appears. Next, go to the second grouping of notes and press the top gray button. This will sub-divide the beat into three notes. The first beat of each group of three will be accented. Try this at 60 BPM for a few days and slowly increase the BPM per day. You might get up to 140 BPM. 100 to 120 BPM is more realistic. Make sure to gain control before increasing the tempo. You now know how to use a metronome for practice.

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