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Pulse
The steady even beat of the music
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Simple Time
A simple time signature such as 4 4
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Compound Time
Compound time signature such as 6 8
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Regular Time
A steady even beat
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Irregular Time
No obvious pulse
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Free Time
No steady beat
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Augmentation
Where the note lengths are doubled
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Diminution
Where the note lengths are halved
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Hemiola
Notes Written across the bar to make the time signature sound different
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Cross-Rythms
When two rhythms are played together but don`t fit naturally together
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Dotted Rhythms
An uneven rhythm (long - short=bouncy)
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Triplets
Notes in groups of three(has a 3 or 6 feel)
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Syncopation
An off-beat rhythm (often beats 2 and 4)
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Largo
Very slow
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Andante/ Moderato
A walking pace (moderate)
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Allegro
Fast
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Vivace
Lively
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Presto
Very fast
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Accelerando
Getting gradually faster
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Ritenuto/ Rallentando
Getting gradually slower
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Rubato
Speed continually changing
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Polyrhythm
Lots of rhythms played at the same time
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Bi-Rhythm
2 Rhythms that don`t fit together
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Drum Fill
Where the drum kit plays quickened notes to fill in an empty space where there is no melody
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Card 2

Front

A simple time signature such as 4 4

Back

Simple Time

Card 3

Front

Compound time signature such as 6 8

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

A steady even beat

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

No obvious pulse

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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