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Music Theory 103 - Rhythm.
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What Time Signature is often called Common Time?
What do we get if we divide a quarter note into 3 equal parts?
A major 3rd
3 half notes
3 quarter notes
BPM stands for ___________.
Beats Per Minute
Beats Process Management
Beats Processing Metronome
Beats Processing Monitor
Syncopation it the simultaneous use of contrasting rhythmic patterns. True or false?
Which of the following defines syncopation?
Playing twice as fast
Emphasizing the downbeat
A half-time beat.
A shifting or displacement of the beat.
How do you notate a whole note rest?
With a hollow oval note head
With a little bar hanging under the fourth line of the musical staff
With a squiggly symbol
With a little bar that sits on top of the third line of the musical staff
For every quarter note, you can play ___ eighth notes.
The downbeat is the place where the harmony is more likely to change. True or false?
Twice the duration of a half note is called a whole note. True or false?
In jazz music, which drum instrument is often the time-keeper?
Comping means __________.
to play ahead of the beat
to play behind the beat
to play in the pocket
What Time Signature is often called a "Waltz"?
A note value followed by a dot indicates that you should take the note value and add half of its value to it. True or false?
Cut time tells the musician to play _________.
Twice as slow
Twice as fast
Swing is a flexible interpretation of the shuffle rhythm. True or false?
Cut Time is indicated with a C with a line through it. True or false?
Twice the duration of a quarter note is called a half note. True or false?
Half time tells the musician to play _________.
Twice as fast
Twice as slow
A bar line is used to separate two sections of a musical piece. True or false?
For every quarter note, you can play ___ sixteenth notes.
House music generally falls in the _______ BPM zone.
160 to 180
90 to 100
126 to 128
110 to 120
What is the most basic component of rhythm?
In reggae music, the one drop places emphasis on the ____ beat.
Which statement is incorrect?
Different time signatures create different rhythmic feelings
The Time Signature tells us how many beats are in the measure
The Time Signature tells us the note value that's considered to be a beat
The Time Signature tells us the tempo of the piece
A measure is sometimes called a ___________.
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