Pulse and rhythm

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by alant, Sep 8, 2012.

  1. alant

    alant Pianissimo User

    Aug 18, 2009
    Rochdale UK
    Can someone please define the differance between pulse and rhythm. I take it pulse is the meter setting ie 3/4. Many thanks
  2. Mark_Kindy

    Mark_Kindy Mezzo Forte User

    Jul 11, 2010
    Gainesville, FL
    Pulse is the beat, where it lays. A rhythm is how music/notes is/are arranged in relation to the pulse. So pulse (1,2,3,4), rhythm (1+2 3e a4+ )

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