You will not find a class on hearing the beat of music (if you teach a class in that, throw me an email, we should talk). It’s rarely touched upon in ballroom dance classes. You must learn the beat on your own. Don’t fret, it’s simple, just listen to music (like with an iPod or […]
How to Hear the Beat in Music
Below are all my blog posts for how to hear the beat in music.
But, if you haven’t seen this already, the best place to start is my primer page, “Hear the 8-Count in Music.”
If you want more, there’s an in-depth treatment on hearing the beat, counting music and sets of 8 in this free chapter, Chapter 2 – Counting Music: Finding the Sets of 8, from my book, “Every Man’s Survival Guide to Ballroom Dancing.”