music review 3 - Basically its the disruption of a regular...

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Max Spinner September 22, 2009 Course section: 0301 UID: 109943246 1. In “Mars, the Bringer of War,” there is an additive beat. It has a 5/4 meter with a 2+3 pattern. In Bulgarian dances, there is often a 2/4 meter. There are other grouping, however, of 5/16, 7/16, and 11/16. 2. The main difference between 3/4 time and 6/8 time is that 6/8 is a compound rhythm with three divisions per beat, and two beats per measure. ¾ has 3 beats per measure and has two divisions. 3. Syncopation is when the rhythm causes a “temporary shift of stress, the opposition between metric beats and conflicting rhythmic emphasis…”
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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.

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