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Flashcards in Chapter 2- Rhythm & Musical Patterns Deck (12):
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Beat

Steady pulse of music

Beat is a metrical pulse, no matter what kind of music you listen to you can still clap throughout the sound because beat is a steady pulse which becomes the foundation of every musical piece

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Meter

Musical time, grouping of beats

3

Measure

Bar, visual representation of grouping

4

Rhythm

The variation of long and short sounds in music

(Combination of long and short sounds)

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Whole note

4 beats

6

Half note

2 beats

7

Quarter note

1 beat

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Eighth note

1/2 beat

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Sixteenth note

1/4 beat

10

Walce

Three beats

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Marching

Two beats

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Time signature

Tells you what the meter is