Crochets five to a bar

by Jan
(NSW Australia)

5/4 to count?

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Nov 23, 2014
Counting 5/4 timing
by: Simon

5/4 can be counted in 2 different ways, depending on the phrasing of the piece of music.

You can either count

1, 2, 3, 4, 5


1, 2, 3, 4, 5

where the bold numbers have a slight accent.

In some pieces the accent may change in the middle!

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