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Music Term: Rhythm

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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 1-9

Rhythm


Definition and background:

The subdivision of a space of time into a defined, repeated pattern. Rhythm is the controlled movement of music in time. It may be defined as the division of music into regular metric portions; the regular pulsation of music. The movement of the music in time. A pattern of different duration over the steady background of the beat. the organization of music in time; specifically, the duration of notes and rests. an essential element in music in one way or another, is the arrangement of notes according to their relative duration and relative accentuation

The manipulation of strong and weak beats, creating a flowing and/or syncopated pulse.

The organization of music in respect to time; the regular occurrence of beat.

The movement of the music in time. A patternn of different duration over the steady background of the beat


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