so i know how to do nps but my math's isn't good at the moment and i'm tired and got an headache:P

but how do you count that for in polyrhyhtms

Example:

i want to know the speed of 1 bar with 36....32ths
( four groupings of 9 (32th notes)
BPM = 87

Also state the method how to do this please

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Well, the info you give me isn't really clear to me, so I'll just assume you mean a bar with 36 32nd notes at 87 BPM.

This is pretty simple... 16th notes are 4 notes per beat, so 32nd notes are 8 notes per beat. Assuming you're in 4/4, a bar=4 beats, now, there's no problem if you had 32 notes, as that'd just be 8 per beat... But you've got 4 more to get in there now.

So what I'd do is take the full bar, so (36*32)/60, and divide that by 4, as there are 4 bars, to get the right result, if you get what I mean.

I'm not really good at explaining stuff like this I hope you get it, if not, I'll try and explain more clearly.

(Btw: the result would be 4,8 nps)

Edit: And I sure do hope I got this **** right... Looks okay though.
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wel i understand yes only 4,8 nps ****in slow:P

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Or very ****ing fast, if I somehow misplaced a comma
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:P no i think it's right but it sounds faster than i thought it were but i never did this and i don't really care but just fun to know:

but my thingys doesn't work so what if i do 16ths at 160 bpm is it:

160 * 8 / 60?

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No, because 16th notes are 16 in a bar, a bar is (in 4/4) 4 beats, so 16/4 = 4 notes per beat for 16th notes. This is the number you use.

So it's 160*4/60.
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oh now i get ait now it's easy

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ive done the other thing another way and my outcome is around 12.6 nps

i got a midi file if you want to have so you can listen then tell me how to do that or something

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How did you do it? I might've ****ed up, never calculated something like that myself so hey... How'd you do it then?
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96BPM

al 32s and basically just cut the last part of and fill the bar of so it's a bit the same speed

96*8/60 = 12,8
this means that it's even a bit slower

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Blaagh, I just noticed (I wasn't really paying attention before) you gave me wrong info...

I was too tired to notice just then as I had just come home but you can't have a bar with 36 32nd ones in 4/4 ofcourse... You mean groupings of nine, like triplets, only with 9 notes instead of 3? (I don't know the name for those )

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yeah 9 tuplets:P

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