Music

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hectorlucy
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59340
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Music
Updated:
2011-01-12 01:51:54
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Time Elements
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Time Elements
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  1. Rhythm
    ordered flow of music through time; patterns of durations of notes and silences in music
  2. Beat
    the pulse of the music; regular, recurrent pulse that divides music into equal units of time
  3. Meter
    organization of beats into regular groups
  4. Tempo
    the speed of the beat
  5. Measure
    rhythmic group set off by bar lines: the smallest complete unit of rhythm with a piece of Western music
  6. Accent
    place stress on certain beats
  7. Polyrhythm
    musical texture of multiple rhythmic patterns performed simultaneously
  8. Timbre or Tone Color
    quality of the sound being produced (determined by shape and materials used in an instrument

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