# Chapter 2 Rhythm, Meter and Metric Organization

 .remove_background_ad { border: 1px solid #555555; padding: .75em; margin: .75em; background-color: #e7e7e7; } .rmbg_image { max-height: 80px; } function of the "dot" extends the value of a single note by one-half of its original value function of the "tie" combines the durational values or two or more notes of the same pitch duration the length of time sound (or silence) occurs beat a regular, recurring pulsation that divides music into units of time meter the organization of beats into regular groups of two, three, and four and how the beat is subdivided subdivision the division of the beat into two or three equal parts rhythm series of durations, often varying, of sound and silence tempo the speed of the beat duple beat pattern STRONG weak triple beat pattern STRONG weak weak quadruple beat pattern STRONG weak (LESS STRONG) weak simple meter the beat is divided equally into two parts compound meter the beat is divided equally into three parts if the top number is a 2 or a 6 duple meter if the top number is a 3 or a 9 triple meter the top number is a 4 or a 12 quadruple meter the top number is a 2, 3, or 4 simple meter the top number is 6, 8, or 12 compound meter asymmetrical not symmetrical/equal asymmetrical meter beat units have unequal length triplet divides a regular duration into three duplet divides a regular trifold duration into 2 anacrusis pick-up note what solfege syllable is often an anacrusis? So (leading to Do) syncopation rhythmic displacements of the expected strong beats onto expected weak beats what syncopation can be created by... dots, rests, ties, accents, and dynamics hemiola three notes occur in the time of two, at once three notes occur in the time of two, at once cross-rhythm .remove_background_ad { border: 1px solid #555555; padding: .75em; margin: .75em; background-color: #e7e7e7; } .rmbg_image { max-height: 80px; } Authorjennyvo8 ID172690 Card SetChapter 2 Rhythm, Meter and Metric Organization DescriptionVocabulary Updated2012-09-23T05:58:49Z Show Answers