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Unformatted text preview: Basically its the disruption of a regular rhythm, by placing a stress where it shouldnt be. Syncopation occurs in a waltz, when the initial ONE beat is not played, its syncopation. Rag time music also used lots of syncopation. 4. The difference between simultaneous hemiola and polyrhythm is that hemiola switches between different forms of the beat. Polyrhythm plays that at the same time. 5. Cross accents set up syncopation. The accents emphasize the weak part of the beat....
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This note was uploaded on 09/23/2010 for the course BMGT 381 taught by Professor Dawson during the Spring '10 term at University of Maryland Baltimore.
- Spring '10