Rhythm and Metre

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Pulse
A steady beat that goes throughout the music
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Polyrhythm
Lots of different rhythms playing together
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Bi-rhythm
Two different rhythms playing together
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Tempo
The speed of the music
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Syncopation
Off-beat to the pulse
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Cross-rhythm
Two different rhythms playing together but dont fit perfectly well
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Rubato
Push and pull with the tempo to make the piece expression
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Time Signature
How many beats there are in a bar
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Augmentation
Notes getting longer
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Diminution
Notes getting shorter
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Anacrusis
the first note doesn't start on time
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Card 2

Front

Lots of different rhythms playing together

Back

Polyrhythm

Card 3

Front

Two different rhythms playing together

Back

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Card 4

Front

The speed of the music

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

Off-beat to the pulse

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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