General Music Guide 2

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  1. The speed of the music
    Tempo
  2. Beats organized into groups defined by accented beats
    Meter
  3. number tells how many beats in a measure
    top number in a time signature/ meter signature
  4. number shows what kind of a note gets the beat
    bottom number in time signature/ meter signature
  5. common time; C
    4/4
  6. Cut Time;
    2/2
  7. l >__l
    l d d l
    pattern
    2 beat pattern
  8. l >___ l
    l d d d l
    pattern
    3 beat pattern
  9. l >__>__l
    l d d d d l
    pattern
    4 beat pattern
  10. the distance or grouping of the beats between the bar lines.
    measure
  11. a beat or note that is heavier
    > ^
    d d
    accent
  12. a device that keeps the beat at an ajustable speed and is used to indicate the exact tempo of a composition
    metronome
  13. very fast
    presto
  14. lively
    allegro
  15. moderato
    moderate
  16. walking tempo
    andante
  17. slow
    adagio
  18. very slow
    largo
  19. Image Upload4 beats in 4/4 time
    I say too-oo-oo-oo when i clap it
    whole note
  20. Image Upload 4 beats of silence in 4/4 time
    whole note
  21. Image Upload1/4 beat in 4/4 time
    I say tiri-tiri when I clap it as 4
    sixteenth note
  22. Image Upload1/4 beats of silence in 4/4 time
    sixteenth rest
  23. march meter signatures
    2/4, 2/2, 6/8
  24. AA, BB, Trio
    March Form
  25. the tempo speeds up
    Accelerando
  26. the tempo slows down
    Ritardando
  27. when the the top number in a time signature is divisible by 3
    compound meter
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General Music Guide 2
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2011-09-22 21:01:51
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