The Metronome

The purpose of the metronome is to help musicians develop and maintain timing and tempo. You can set it to the desired time signature to stay on beat from measure to measure with the tempo. I always preferred the allegro to the adagio myself. It makes me wonder why a metronome wasn't always sitting on the case door of the Baldwin upright we kept in the living room.

I knew I’d never have the patience to wait for the next tick. Not much has changed.

Whether it’s Liszt’s Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 or the disciplined pace we need to achieve our