Have you ever seen the movie “Who Framed Roger Rabbit?”
One scene depicts the bad guy trying to get Roger to show himself by tapping the rhythm of “Shave and a Haircut…” on the walls. Roger tries to resist, but in the end he can’t help but to jump out and complete the phrase: “Two Bits!”
We all have a natural inclination to complete unfinished musical phrases.
Music therapists use this to our advantage, especially when we’re working with clients who need some encouragement when it comes to vocalization. Watch the video below for a demonstration with my sweet daughter:
I remember being fascinated with this concept in my college music theory classes. Certain Continue reading