How to Change the Tempo of a Song
Wish that song was just a little bit slower?
Maybe you can’t quite keep up.
Maybe you need a more moderate pace for classroom drills.
Or do you wish you could speed it up?
Maybe you know that draggy song would be great if you could just pick up the pace.
Maybe you’re working up to faster 3/4 shimmies, but everything falls apart when you double the speed.
Changing a song’s tempo is quick and easy!
I’ll show you how:
In this screencast tutorial, we’ll cover how to slow down or speed up a whole song –
without making it sound like Alvin & the Chipmunks.
(And, actually, I show you how to find that feature too, if that’s what you want…)
What You’ll Need:
1) A song you want to speed up or slow down
(or just one to practice on)
This tutorial uses Audacity, which is free, open-source software, and available for Macs, PCs, and Linux.
You can download Audacity at:
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