8. The metric pattern in which a strong beat alternates with a weak one is called: a. triple meter. c. quadruple meter. b. duple meter. d. compound meter. ANS: B
9. Which meter would most likely be associated with a march? 10. In triple meter, the strongest pulse occurs on: 11. A repeated rhythmic pattern in which an accented beat is followed by two unaccented beats is: 12. Meters in which each beat is subdivided into three rather than two are known as: a. simple meters. c. compound meters. b. complex meters. d. unequal meters. ANS: C 16. A weak beat in a measure is called: 18. The deliberate shifting of the accent to a weak beat or an offbeat is called: 20. Music that moves without a strong sense of beat or meter is called: TRUE/FALSE 1. The element that organizes movement in time is called harmony. ANS: F
2. Measures mark off groupings of beats, each with a fixed number that coincides with the meter.ANS: T 3. Meter is the measurement of musical time.ANS: T 4. Meter is an organizing principle shared by music and poetry.ANS: T 5. Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Staris an example of triple meter.ANS: F 6. Syncopation is a rhythmic characteristic of jazz.ANS: T 9. All world musics feature a strong regular pulse or beat.ANS: F 10. Music that moves without a strong sense of beat or meter is referred to as nonmetric.ANS: T \
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