Rhythm and Metre

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  • Created on: 09-06-16 15:34
Monorhythm
Everybody does the same rhythm together
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Polyrhythm
People do different rhythms at the same time
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Birhythm
Two independent rhythms are played at the same time
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Off-beat
Playing notes between the beat of the pulse
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Syncopation
Playing notes between the beat of the pulse and carrying them over the main beats
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Cross rhythm
Playing duplets against triplets
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Complexity
Crossrhythms with added syncopation
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Triplets and Duplets
Triplets- Fitting 3 beats in the space of 2 Duplets- Fitting 2 beats in the space of 3
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Augmentation
Doubling the value of each note
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Diminution
Halving the value of each note
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Hemiola
Creating the effect of another metre to an actual metre by displacing the metric accent so the phrasing is different
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Drumfill
Completing the ends of phrases with rapid rhythms on the drum kit
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Rubato
Where the tempo slows then speeds up slightly to add expression to the music
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Regular time
Music which keeps to a single time signature
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Irregular time
Music where the time signature or accents change
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Free time
Where the rhythm of then music is no set by regular bar lines but determined by the performer
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Card 2

Front

People do different rhythms at the same time

Back

Polyrhythm

Card 3

Front

Two independent rhythms are played at the same time

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

Playing notes between the beat of the pulse

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

Playing notes between the beat of the pulse and carrying them over the main beats

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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