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Music Theory 103 - Rhythm.
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Rushing is when you are falling behind the tempo. True or false?
Twice the duration of a quarter note is called a half note. True or false?
The bottom value in the time signature tells the note value that gets the beat. True or false?
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?
Odd times signatures are based on multiple of 2 or 3
What is the most basic component of rhythm?
The downbeat is the place where the harmony is more likely to change. True or false?
Which of the following defines syncopation?
Emphasizing the downbeat
A half-time beat.
A shifting or displacement of the beat.
Playing twice as fast
How do you notate a whole note rest?
With a squiggly symbol
With a hollow oval note head
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
5/4, 7/4 and 11/4 are compound time signature. True or false?
For every quarter note, you can play ___ 32nd notes.
Syncopation it the simultaneous use of contrasting rhythmic patterns. True or false?
Swing is a flexible interpretation of the shuffle rhythm. True or false?
What is the quarter note foundation of a jazz groove?
The walking bass line
The "four on the floor" kick
The top number in a time signature ______________.
tells the duration of the beats
tells how many beats are in the measure
In reggae music, the one drop places emphasis on the ____ beat.
In order for a series of pulses to feel like rhythm, it needs to have a certain degree of __________ to it.
Half time tells the musician to play _________.
Twice as slow
Twice as fast
Does music have to have drums and percussion to have pulse?
How do you call the beat that occurs at the beginning of a measure?
The main beat
The quarter note
Which statement is incorrect?
The Time Signature tells us how many beats are in the measure
The Time Signature tells us the tempo of the piece
The Time Signature tells us the note value that's considered to be a beat
Different time signatures create different rhythmic feelings
It is recommended to audition your song at different tempos to find the sweet spot. True or false?
BPM stands for ___________.
Beats Per Minute
Beats Processing Monitor
Beats Processing Metronome
Beats Process Management
House music generally falls in the _______ BPM zone.
126 to 128
110 to 120
90 to 100
160 to 180
Bossa Nova is slower and harmonically more complex than samba. True or false?
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