The Speed Of Simon – KODACHROME – tempo frequency, vibration measurements, iTunes® Screenshots | YouTube embed |

Paul Simon sings – “If you took all the girls I knew when I was single, and put them all together for one night/ You know, they’d never match my sweet imagination, and everything looks worse in black & white!”

Contemporary tempo charts by the Sandy Silverman Shore School.

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tempo map - Kodachrome - Paul Simon Speed chart
tempo map – Kodachrome – Paul Simon Speed chart
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tempo map – Kodachrome – Paul Simon Speed chart 0121

If you want to enter the BPM into your digital music player, you can
1) highlight the song,
2) press Control + “I” simultaneously,
3) go to the Info section,
4) fill in the number,
5) close.

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tempo map – Kodachrome – Paul Simon Speed chart 012163

speed summary, by Ian Schneider and James Manning –
song title=”Kodachrome”
performer=Paul Simon
composer=Paul Simon
trials calibrated=13
total time elapsed=44 minutes, 38. 9 seconds
beats per trial=468
average time per trial=3 minutes, 26.0 seconds
average beat=440 milliseconds
mean speed/average expected tempo=136.3 beats per minute
mean phase=2.27 cycles per second
mean pitch=581.5 hertz

tempo map - Kodachrome - Paul Simon Speed chart - iTunes® player view
tempo map – Kodachrome – Paul Simon Speed chart – iTunes® player view

Sir James Manning
Ian Schneider
Sophia Bristol
December 20, 2012