English: Bob Dylan performing in Ahoy Rotterdam The Netherlands June 1984 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
The key to happiness is the mastery of
self-control. Nothing brings the elements of speed and self-control better than songs, no matter the type of animal using such methods to communicate.
Rolling Stone magazine‘s 500 Greatest Songs of All-Time ranks a third Bob Dylan written and performed song, #59–“The Time They Are A Changin’,” a waltz.
radar graph based on 8 trials of measurement in contiguous groups of 15 beats © 2007, James T.S. Manning
James T.S. Manning, Meanspeed Music’s Calibrator-in-Chief, measured this summary of speeds–
mean time=3 minutes, 8.14 seconds
meanspeed=172.2 beats per minute
meanspace=348 milliseconds per beat.
One of Us Must Know (Sooner or Later) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
linear chart with a 2d degree polynomial trend line based on 8 trials of measurement in contiguous groups of 15 beats © 2007 James T.S. Manning
8 trials of measurement in contiguous groups of 15 beats accounting for 540 beats over 3 minutes, 8 seconds, © 2007 James T.S. Manning
Rolling Stone’s Top 59 of 500 by rank
Rolling Stone’s Top 59 of 500 in order of descending speed.
Brenda Silverman Shore School
March 19, 2013