Slow or fast: about tempos

Generally, a piece of music has it’s “ideal tempo” or tempo range. Most music is composed with a certain tempo (expressed in bpm/ beats per minute) in mind. This doesn’t mean that a tune cannot be played in a, sometimes radically, different tempo. A very good example is Lo-Fang’s version of  “You’re The One That I Want” from the movie Grease (I dig both his and the original version, but his version blew me away from the first note).

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