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Music that moves without any strong sense of beat or meter
What organizes the basic units in music
What moves music forward in time
How a melody moves up and down
A secondary melody that accompanies a melody
Units that make up a melody
Resting places that end phrases
Melody that moves in small, connected intervals
Distance between any two pitches
How the meter is marked off
The basic units of music
Duple, trile, and quadruple are examples
A symbol that represents each pitch
 
DefinitionTerm
Measures often begin with this
The loudness or softness of a musical sound
'Many rhythms,' occurs frequently in African or jazz music
Last beat of the measure
Subdivide each beat into three, rather than two, subbeats
Distinct quality of a musical sound
Melody that moves by leaps
Number of vibrations per second
The line, or tune, in music
Length of time
Weak beat in between the stronger beat
Deliberate upsetting of the normal pattern of accents
Irregular numbers of beats that add up to a larger overall pattern

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