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Unformatted text preview: Some are stronger than others Accent=strong, emphasized beat Used to help organize the beat Ex. Clap clap clap clap clap to accented. CLAP clap CLAP clap CLAP clap Meter Pattern of regularly recurring accents STRONG weak | STRONG weak | STRONG weak | One complete unit of the pattern: Measure/bar Simple Meters Duple(2) 1 2 | 1 2 | 1 2 | 1 2 Triple(3) 1 2 3 | 1 2 3 | 1 2 3 Quadruple 1 2 3 4 | 1 2 3 4 | 1 2 3 4 The one here is considered the downbeat Meter cont. Beat is not the same as a note Composer can cram many notes into one beat called subdividing Or can leave a beat silent Pr can have one note that lasts several beats Listen to underlying pulse Try to tap your foot...
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This note was uploaded on 09/04/2008 for the course EMUS 1832 taught by Professor Nunez,dani during the Spring '08 term at Colorado.
- Spring '08