A different way to visualize rhythm

In standard notation, rhythm is indicated on a musical bar line. But there are other ways to visualize rhythm that can be more intuitive. In this TED Talk, John Varney describes the ‘wheel method’ of tracing rhythm and uses it to take us on a musical journey around the world.

http://ed.ted.com/lessons/a-different-way-to-visualize-rhythm-john-varney#review

What do you think? Is the "wheel method" something that you can apply in your music classroom?


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