Quotes of tempo

  1. The tempo is the suitcase. If the suitcase is too small, everything is completely wrinkled. If the tempo is too fast, everything becomes so scrambled you can't understand it. – Daniel Barenboim
  2. But there's actually a lot of punk bands out there that go out of the norm, use odd time signatures, or a lot of different tempo changes in a song. – Travis Barker
  3. I snapped my fingers all through it. Sometimes I set my own tempo during rehearsal by doing that. – Tennessee Ernie Ford
  4. I did quite a lot of the arranging, fitting different sections together, tempo changes, all sorts of things like that. I actually acted as a bridge between Robert and Ian. Not so much composing, rather presenting musical ideas at each rehearsal. – Michael Giles
  5. I had no idea how difficult Sondheim's music would be. All through the rehearsals, I kept flubbing. There were so many tempo changes. I could never get through the opening number without any mistakes. One day, I went up to Hal Prince and offered to leave the show. He laughed it off. He said, "Don't be silly. That's why we have tryouts." – Mako
  6. There are so many similarities between a startup venture and a political campaign- the rhythm, the tempo the hours, the intensity. – Mike McCurry
  7. Instead of thinking that's a nice tune, you start thinking is it the right pace, is it the right tempo That is the death nell for artists. – Alison Moyet
  8. Sure we have skilled players, but the biggest thing might just be that we are so well conditioned and how we can play for 90 minutes at a high tempo which is needed in soccer at an international level. – Claudio Reyna
  9. When you sit down and think about what rock 'n' roll music really is, then you have to change that question. Played up -tempo, you call it rock 'n' roll; at a regular tempo you call it rhythm and blues. – Little Richard
  10. American time has stretched around the world. It has become the dominant tempo of modern history, especially of the history of Europe. – Harold Rosenberg
  11. It is simple nonsense to speak of the fixed tempo of any particular vocal phrase. Each voice has its peculiarities. – Anton Seidl
  12. It is hard to play Blue Suede Shoes. I know everyone has heard it 10 million times, and that makes it even harder to play it, but there's a very laid back tempo on that. I was surprised at how slow it really was. – Brian Setzer

Usage examples for tempo

  1. The part up to the dash was delivered in a very slow tempo the remainder was named out at lightning speed, as the character who was spoken to drew a revolver. – The Art of Public Speaking by Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein
  2. The tempo of the show must be maintained- and because tragic playlets, and even serious playlets, are suspected of 'slowing up a show, ' they are not booked unless very exceptional." – Writing for Vaudeville by Brett Page
  3. Already having found Florelle de l'Heris among these hills reconciled me more to my pro tempo banishment from society, excitement, and pleasure, and I thanked my good fortune for having lighted upon her. – Cecil Castlemaine's Gage, Lady Marabout's Troubles, and Other Stories by Ouida
  4. Little is said, and then spoken in quick and jerky tempo with long pauses. – Class of '29 by Orrie Lashin and Milo Hastings
  5. Fa bell' tempo stasera, non e vero? – Story of My Life, volumes 1-3 by Augustus J. C. Hare
  6. The abundance of rural population and the increasing tempo of industrial development provided potential for rapid urban growth, but government controls and a scarcity of housing tended to restrict population movements. – Area Handbook for Albania by Eugene K. Keefe Sarah Jane Elpern William Giloane James M. Moore, Jr. Stephen Peters Eston T. White
  7. Inclined as he was to take the tempo of his likes and dislikes from me, his immediate admiration for these two was exceptional. – Edgar Saltus: The Man by Marie Saltus
  8. You ask me also for a few metronomical indications of the tempo – Correspondence of Wagner and Liszt, Volume 1 by Francis Hueffer (translator)
  9. The tempo arrived at 9. 30 a. – Free from School by Rahul Alvares
  10. She has perfect picture tempo – Gigolo by Edna Ferber
  11. In the fourth observe how, in a word- for- word rendering, the eleven Italian syllables become, without any forcing, eight English: " Ma dimmi: al tempo de' dolci sospiri:" " But tell me: in th' hour of sweet sighs." – Essays Æsthetical by George Calvert
  12. Estus perdo de tempo rezoni pri tio. – The Esperantist, Complete by Various
  13. 4. To get a natural effect, where would you use slow and where fast tempo in the following? – The Art of Public Speaking by Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein
  14. You tell him that he can answer in a normal speaking voice and tempo and his further replies are to be in the same manner as his waking state. – A Practical Guide to Self-Hypnosis by Melvin Powers
  15. The ticking did not change its tempo until she came to her waist. – The Moon is Green by Fritz Reuter Leiber
  16. If I speed up the tempo and pretend to be in a frenzy perhaps we shall not have time to think about the miserable details. – Là-bas by J. K. Huysmans
  17. Bud spent the forenoon conscientiously trying to teach Honey that the rests are quite as important to the tempo of a waltz measure as are the notes. – Cow-Country by B. M. Bower
  18. Whereupon the attorney set out again for London, and the Colonel resumed his journey with Lady Cathcart to Ireland, where, on his arrival at his own house at Tempo in Fermanagh, his wife was imprisoned for many years. – Strange Pages from Family Papers by T. F. Thiselton Dyer
  19. Addio care memorie del tempo ah! – The Lady Doc by Caroline Lockhart
  20. The conductor graduated the tempo so as to include the rhythmic beat of the hammer with the other instruments in his band. – The Major by Ralph Connor