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I'd suggest that you do need to become less metronome dependent.
The first stage of that would be just to have it beat without any emphases, if you can't do without it altogether.
If you've been told never to tap your feet, it's OK to wiggle your toes in time with the music inside your shoes.
I try to use a metronome when practicing scales, speed and bowing, I guess turning it up faster speeds you up (it hasn't worked with me yet)
But then I get in a real pickle when I'm paying a tune...I see other people tapping their feet, but I forget about 10 taps in, so for now, all the tunes I know speed up and slow down, depending on the easy and hard bits.
My husband laughs when he's playing along on the guitar, cause I say I always end at the same time and just don't get why he is in fits. So he starts clapping his hands really loud when I slow down....he has banned me from singing along.
I'm really hoping timing just happens as I move along and get better, if I try and focus on just that everything else goes to pot!
Mimi Aysha said
all the tunes I know speed up and slow down, depending on the easy and hard bits.
That was the explanation Segovia gave for his rubato. And I don't think he was being sarcastic! I'm all for rubato. You can savour moments, you can adjust a tone quality if it is flagging, you can work on intonation if that is out. There's lots of things you can get from it. But then the better you get, the more you can use it as an expressive tool instead.
Well cid good luck with this. I only scanned over the music you posted briefly and I don't think I have a good grasp of the changes yet. I'll need to look at it again.
Really an easy thing to do in MIDI. I just downloaded Musescore and so I'm not sure if you can program tempo changes into it yet. All my other music programs can do it.
The "programming" part isn't as difficult as it seems. You simply type in a different tempo or key signature where you want it and it follows. This could be applied to only a metronome sound or to the entire piece. Musescore probably does it since you can readily import files that have those changes embedded in the data.
I don't know of any metronome that will do that either, but it could be programmed in a DAW or notation software. Probably the best route would be to program in a click track that way, export it to audio, and then if you want to speed it up or slow it down use an audio slowdown/looping tool. At least that way all of the tempos would remain relative to each other.
I have to admit, I rarely practice with a metronome unless I am learning something new and really technical. I should probably use one more.