Music Keywords - Rhythm

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  • Created on: 16-04-16 15:01
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  • Rhythm
    • Straight
      • -Sits on the pulse with no syncopation or swing.
    • Syncopation
      • -Starts or accents the off beat notes, 2 or 4.
    • Accented
      • -Empahsised beats.
    • Pulse
      • -Constant beat of the music.
    • Polyrhythm
      • -Two or more rhythms played at the same time.
    • Dotted
      • -Results in syncopated sound. Extends notes by half.
    • Common time
      • Simple time
        • -Counted with crotchets with the bottom a 4. E.g 3/4, 2/4, 4/4
      • -4/4
    • Swing
      • -Adding a triplet to the pulse.
    • Drum fill
      • -Accent changes in structure and link sections.
    • Irrelgular
      • -Uses signatures that do not sit in 2, 3, 4 or 8
    • Triplet
      • -'Julia' divided into three equal parts.
    • Hemiola
      • -Three beats of equal value occupied by two beats.
    • Augmentation
      • -Taking a melody and extending the value of the beats,
    • Cross-rhythm
      • Bi-rhythm
        • -Time signatures that are split up into different patterns of beats.
      • -Specific form of polyrhythm where the regular pattern of accents is contradicted by a conflicting pattern.
    • Diminuation
      • -Taking a melody and shortening the value of the beats.

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