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Flashcards in Unit 2: Rhythm Deck (6):
1

tie

combines the value of two notes of the same pitch together into one longer sound

2

triplet

a group of three notes played in the time of two notes of the same value

3

time signature

groups beats into measures; used to show the meter, or recurring pattern of strong and weak beats, in a piece of music

4

anacrusis

note or series of notes written before the downbeat

5

simple time signatures

basic beat typically subdivided into two

6

compound time signatures

basic beat is subdivided into groups of three