I dare you to sing this.. to the Copacabana melody!
The word is Tempo, Tempo Rubato,
with holding one note extra long and making up the time after,
It is a technique, for being sassy,
Robbing time from measure 4 to hold out measure 3 longer
Across music today, Whether work or play,
Whether dancing or playing music,
Who could ask for more?
Did you do it? Did you actually sing?! I hope so! I had some good fun making it up!
So, in all seriousness, tempo rubato is totally awesome and...
Have you ever been at a restaurant and said to the waiter, "I'm not sure what I want, the lemon seared trout with risotto or the chickpea/chicken curry bowl with naan..which would you recommend?" So often we're faced with a situation where 2 options would work, but we don't know which one we want.. or why! (After months of social isolation, you can see where my mind is at, a meal I don't have to make!! lol)
Like this little story, you, too, are faced with this daily...
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