The bounce is wonderfully relaxing and precise. Almost any rhythm supported
( Unrated )
Shareware( $29.99 to buy )
Windows 8 Windows 7 Windows XP Windows Vista
March 5, 2014
About Bounce Metronome
Beginners find the bounce visuals wonderfully easy to use. Professional musicians are amazed by its advanced rhythm capabilities. It's like "your own conductor to help you keep time" SOS rev. 2010Accessible for deaf, colour blind & visually impaired musicians, and especially designed to help musicians with metronome technique.
Steady metronome tick
All time signatures including odd, such as 5/4, 7/4, 11/4 etc
Drum rudiments such as paradiddles
Buzz rolls with any number of strokes
Additive rhythms like 3+2+3/4
Polyrhythms like 4:3 (cross rhythms).
Polymeters like 2/4 with 3/8 (same beat size for each rhythm, measures differ).
Rhythm progressions (e.g. for the sections of a song)
COMPLEX RHYTHM FEATURES
4/4 over 4/3 type polyrhythms (Brian Ferneyhough's notation)
4/4 + 7/8 type additive rhythms for Jazz
Cycles of polyrhythms as in Indian music
Rhythm phasing as in music of Steve Reich SOUNDS
Accent any beat, or skip beats with a single click
Adjust individual beat volumes and times.
Auto accents (e.g. Jazz accents),
Sounds stereo panned to follow the bouncing ball as an extra cue for your position in the measure.
Use a different sound for each part or even every note
Harmonic metronome and rhythmicon to explore interactions of rhythms and pitches
Chord progressions played in time with the bounce
Use ny instrument, percussion or melodic, so long as it can be played via midi.
Beeps, and other sounds with its Wave Shape Player
Preview rhythm melodically, as a fractal tune TEMPO
Tap in time with music to set tempo
Set any tempo - not limited to 24 to 208 bpm
Can do gradual tempo changes, faster or slower
Stepping progressions for speed drills
Programmable with tempo and rhythm progressions
Go silent briefly - to help internalize a precise sense of time.
Changes in this version:
Added tuplets to the Drum & Dance rhythm editor including nested and fragmentary tuplets as in the music of Brian Ferneyhough and Frank Zappa's black page. More flexibility for the automatic tempo and rhythm changes. Added Euclidean rhythms, and a Polyrhythmic Drum Machine preset.
( By Robert Inventor - Bounce Metronome Publisher )