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Music Theory 103 - Rhythm.
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Swing is a flexible interpretation of the shuffle rhythm. True or false?
Comping means __________.
to play behind the beat
to play ahead of the beat
to play in the pocket
For every eighth note, you can play ___ sixteenth notes.
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.
How do you call the beat that occurs at the beginning of a measure?
The quarter note
The main beat
What Time Signature is often called a “Waltz”?
A bar line is used to separate two sections of a musical piece. True or false?
What is the quarter note foundation of a jazz groove?
The "four on the floor" kick
The walking bass line
The bottom value in the time signature tells the note value that gets the beat. True or false?
Syncopation it the simultaneous use of contrasting rhythmic patterns. True or false?
Rushing is when you are falling behind the tempo. True or false?
Which statement is incorrect?
The Time Signature tells us the note value that’s considered to be a beat
Different time signatures create different rhythmic feelings
The Time Signature tells us the tempo of the piece
The Time Signature tells us how many beats are in the measure
Which of the following defines syncopation?
A shifting or displacement of the beat.
A half-time beat.
Playing twice as fast
Emphasizing the downbeat
What Time Signature is often called Common Time?
BPM stands for ___________.
Beats Processing Monitor
Beats Process Management
Beats Processing Metronome
Beats Per Minute
In order for a series of pulses to feel like rhythm, it needs to have a certain degree of __________ to it.
What is the most basic component of rhythm?
For every quarter note, you can play ___ 64th notes.
Cut time tells the musician to play _________.
Twice as fast
Twice as slow
In rock music, the backbeat is often played strongly by the ___________.
How do you notate a whole note rest?
With a squiggly symbol
With a little bar hanging under the fourth line of the musical staff
With a little bar that sits on top of the third line of the musical staff
With a hollow oval note head
Odd times signatures are based on multiple of 2 or 3
Twice the duration of a half note is called a whole note. True or false?
Does music have to have drums and percussion to have pulse?
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