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Music Theory 103 - Rhythm.
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The downbeat is the place where the harmony is more likely to change. True or false?
In rock music, the backbeat is often played strongly by the ___________.
How do you call the beat that occurs at the beginning of a measure?
The main beat
The quarter note
Swing is a flexible interpretation of the shuffle rhythm. True or false?
For every quarter note, you can play ___ sixteenth notes.
What do we get if we divide a quarter note into 3 equal parts?
3 half notes
3 quarter notes
A major 3rd
What Time Signature is often called a "Waltz"?
Cut Time is indicated with a C with a line through it. True or false?
A measure is sometimes called a ___________.
Half time tells the musician to play _________.
Twice as fast
Twice as slow
Comping means __________.
to play in the pocket
to play ahead of the beat
to play behind the beat
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.
For every quarter note, you can play ___ 64th notes.
It is recommended to audition your song at different tempos to find the sweet spot. True or false?
For every quarter note, you can play ___ 32nd notes.
The bottom value in the time signature tells the note value that gets the beat. True or false?
A bar line is used to separate two sections of a musical piece. True or false?
Cut time tells the musician to play _________.
Twice as fast
Twice as slow
What is the most basic component of rhythm?
The top number in a time signature ______________.
tells how many beats are in the measure
tells the duration of the beats
How do you notate a whole note rest?
With a little bar that sits on top of the third line of the musical staff
With a squiggly symbol
With a hollow oval note head
With a little bar hanging under the fourth line of the musical staff
For every quarter note, you can play ___ eighth notes.
Does music have to have drums and percussion to have pulse?
In jazz music, which drum instrument is often the time-keeper?
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