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Music Theory 103 - Rhythm.
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Does music have to have drums and percussion to have pulse?
Rushing is when you are falling behind the tempo. True or false?
Twice the duration of a quarter note is called a half note. True or false?
For every quarter note, you can play ___ eighth notes.
Odd times signatures are based on multiple of 2 or 3
Which statement is incorrect?
The Time Signature tells us the tempo of the piece
Different time signatures create different rhythmic feelings
The Time Signature tells us the note value that's considered to be a beat
The Time Signature tells us how many beats are in the measure
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?
In reggae music, the one drop places emphasis on the ____ beat.
Comping means __________.
to play behind the beat
to play in the pocket
to play ahead of the beat
For every quarter note, you can play ___ 32nd notes.
Which of the following defines syncopation?
A half-time beat.
Playing twice as fast
A shifting or displacement of the beat.
Emphasizing the downbeat
A shuffle is a type of syncopated beat. True or false?
Cut Time is indicated with a C with a line through it. True or false?
5/4, 7/4 and 11/4 are compound time signature. True or false?
The bottom value in the time signature tells the note value that gets the beat. True or false?
For every quarter note, you can play ___ 64th notes.
What is the quarter note foundation of a jazz groove?
The "four on the floor" kick
The walking bass line
Half time tells the musician to play _________.
Twice as slow
Twice as fast
Swing is a flexible interpretation of the shuffle rhythm. True or false?
Twice the duration of a half note is called a whole note. True or false?
What do we get if we divide a quarter note into 3 equal parts?
3 quarter notes
3 half notes
A major 3rd
A bar line is used to separate two sections of a musical piece. True or false?
BPM stands for ___________.
Beats Processing Monitor
Beats Processing Metronome
Beats Process Management
Beats Per Minute
Cut time tells the musician to play _________.
Twice as slow
Twice as fast
Syncopation it the simultaneous use of contrasting rhythmic patterns. True or false?
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