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Music Term: Repeat

R
R & b
R-dat
R.
R.h.
R.i.m. (or rim system)
Ra
Rabab
Rabbia
Rack
Rack ears/rack flanges
Rack mount
Rack space
Rack tom
Rack toms
Rackett
Raddolcendo
Raddoppiare
Radel
Radiation
Radiation pattern
Radical bass
Radio frequencies
Radleyer
Raffrenando
Raga
Ragini
Ragtime
Railroad tracks
Rain stick
Rainstick
Raking
Rall.
Rallentando
Rallentando or rall.
Ram
Ramp wave
Random note generator
Random phase
Range
Rank
Rant
Rap
Rapidamente
Rapido
Rarefaction
Rasa
Rasch
Rasgado, rasqueado
Rasik
Rastrum
Ratchet
Rated load impedance
Ratsche
Rattenando, rattenuto
Rattenuto
Rattle
Rattle idiophone
Rauscher
Ravvivando
Rca plug (jack)
Re
Re bemol
Re bemolle
Re diese
Re diesis
Re sostenido
Re-generation
Reactance
Read
Read head
Read only memory
Ready
Real answer
Real, tonal
Realize
Reason
Rebec
Rebube
Recall
Recapitulation
Recercada, recercar
Recessional
Recht
Recit
Recital
Recitational
Recitative
Recitativo
Reco
Recognize
Record calibration control
Record equalization
Record head
Record level
Record monitor
Record ready
Recorder
Recording buss
Recording chain
Recording group
Recording session
Recording solo
Recordist
Recoupe
Recueilli
Red notes
Redonda
Redowa, rejdowak
Reduction
Reed
Reed cap
Reed instruments
Reel
Reel lock
Reel motor
Reexposition
Reference level
Reference tones
Reflected sound
Reflection
Refrain
Regal
Reggae
Regina caeli laetare
Regisseur
Register
Registration
Regulated power supply
Reigen
Reigenlied
Reine stimmung
Reisado
Rejouissance
Related
Related keys
Relative key
Relative pitch
Relay
Relay rack
Release
Release time
Religioso
Relish
Remettez
Remixer
Remote
Remote hi-hat
Remote key
Remote keys
Renaissance
Renforcer
Renshu
Renversement
Repeat
Repeat echo
Repeat sign
Repeat signs
Repente
Repercussion
Repertoire
Repertory
Repetenda
Repeticion
Repetiteur
Repetition
Replacement dialogue
Replica
Repons
Reponse
Reprise
Requiem
Requiem mass
Res facta
Rescue opera
Residual magnetization
Residual noise
Resin
Resistance
Resistor
Resolution
Resonance
Resonant
Resonant drumhead
Resonant frequency
Resonanzsaiten
Resonate
Resonator
Resonator box
Respond
Response
Responsorial
Responsorial singing
Responsory
Ressortir
Rest
Restatement
Restez
Rests
Retardation
Retenu
Retirada
Retransition
Retreat
Retrograde
Returns
Reveille
Reverb
Reverb time
Reverb time contour
Reverberant field
Reverberation
Reverberation chamber
Reverberation envelope
Reverberation time
Reverse motion
Rewind
Rf interference
Rf, rfz
Rhapsody
Rhetoric and music
Rhumba
Rhyme
Rhyme, musical
Rhythm
Rhythm and blues
Rhythm guitar
Rhythm section
Rhythm track(s)
Rhythmic mode
Rhythmic modes
Ri
Ribattuta
Ribbon microphone
Ribibe, ribible
Ribs
Ricercar, ricercare, ricercata, recercada
Ricercare
Ricochet - saltato - saltando
Ride (ride cymbal)
Ride cymbal
Riding faders
Ridotto
Riduzione
Riff
Rigadoon
Rigaudon
Right hand
Rigore
Rilasciando
Rim
Rim curvature, mouthpiece
Rim shot
Rim thickness, mouthpiece
Rim, mouthpiece
Rimshot
Rinforzando
Rinforzare
Ring out a room
Ringing
Ripieno
Riposato, riposo
Riprendere
Ripresa
Rise time
Rishabha
Risoluto
Rispetto
Risposta
Risvegliato
Rit.
Ritardando
Ritardando, ritard., rit.
Ritardano
Riten.
Ritenuto
Ritenuto, riten., rit.
Ritmo
Ritornello
Ritornello form
Ritournelle
Riverso, rivolto
Rms detecting
Robustamente, robusto
Rock band
Rock music
Rock n' roll
Rock'n'roll
Rocket theme
Rococco
Rococo style
Rohrblatt
Rohrstimmen
Roll
Roll rudiments
Roll-off
Rolled chord
Rollschweller
Roman numeral analysis
Romance
Romance, romanze, romanza
Romantic
Romantic era
Romantic music
Romanza
Ronde
Rondeau
Rondelet
Rondellus
Rondo
Room equalization
Room sound
Room tone
Root
Root mean square
Root position
Rosalia
Rosin
Rosin, resin
Rota
Rotary control
Rotary valve
Rotating head
Rote
Roto-toms
Rotrouenge
Rotta, rotte, rota
Rotte
Rotulus
Roulade
Round
Round sound
Rounded
Roundelay
Rovescio
Row
Rozhok
Ruan
Rub board
Rubab
Rubato
Ruckpositif
Rucksichtslos
Rudiment
Rudiment solo (or rudimental solo)
Rudimental drumming
Rudimental roll
Rudiments
Rueda
Ruff
Ruffles and flourishes
Ruggedness
Ruggiero
Ruhig
Rumba
Rumble
Run
Run off
Rupak tal
Russian bassoon
Russian horn
Russian school
Rustico
Rute
Ruvido
Rv
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

Repeat
Definition and background:
In some compositions the composer will call for the repeat of a certain notes ( beats), measures or sections. These notes, measures or sections are indicated by repeat signs that are specific to each type of repeat.1. Note (Beat) Repeat Sign: The sign to designate the repeat of a note or beat of a measure is single slash, with the slash representing the repeat of a specific unit of time. As shown in the example below, the slash represents an entire beat (single note, multiple notes, or a chord). Eighth note patterns would also be represented by a single slash. If sixteenth note patterns are to be repeated, then two slashes must be used, thirty-second note patterns require three slashes, sixty-fourth note patterns require four slashes, and one hundred twenty-eighth note patterns require five slashes. Beats with mixed rhythmic values can be repeated with a double slash and two dots (shown below).2. One-bar Repeat Sign:The sign to designate the repeat of an entire measure is a single slash with two dots (shown below) within the measure immediately after the measure to be repeated. A composer can use any number of one-bar repeat signs in a row, although after several one-bar repeat signs it becomes difficult for the performer to visually keep track of the number of repeats performed. Thus, it becomes necessary to indicate the number of the repeated measures by placing a number over the measure (often every two or four measures).3. Two-bar Repeat Signs:The most common sign to designate the repeat of a two- measure phrase is a double slash with two dots (shown below) on the bar line between the two measures immediately after the two measures to be repeated. The number two is typically centered over the sign, but is technically not reqired. A composer can use any number of two-bar repeat signs in a row.An alternate way to designate the repeat of a two- measure phrase is the use of word bis (meaning twice) centered in brackets over the phrase.4. Section Repeat Sign:A repeated section in a composition is designated with a repeat sign at the beginning and end of the section to be repeated. The repeat sign consists of two thick vertical bar lines through the staff, with two dots, one between the second and third lines of the staff and one between the third and fourth line. The dots will be on the same side of the line as the material which is to be repeated. If there is no beginning sign, the section should be performed from the beginning of the composition or movement. The repeat signs signify one repetition of the section unless otherwise noted. The repeat can also be used in conjunction with first endings and second endings ( prima volta, seconda volta) if only the last few measures of the section are different. A rare alternate way to designate the repeat of a three or four- measure phrase is the use of word bis (meaning twice) centered in brackets over the phrase. This is the same as the two-bar repeat sign, only indicating more than two measures to be repeated.double vertical line with dots to one side of it. if the dots are on the left, means go back to the matching repeat with dots on the right (or the beginning, if none.) if the dots are on the right, it marks the beginning of a repeated section
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Last Updated: 2017-12-18 05:23:08
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