musical time

Definitions of musical time
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n (music) the beat of musical rhythm

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beat, musical rhythm, rhythm
the basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music
common measure, common time, four-four time, quadruple time
a time signature indicating four beats to the bar
duple time
musical time with two beats in each bar
triple time
musical time with three beats in each bar
pacing, tempo
(music) the speed at which a composition is to be played
in time
in the correct rhythm
backbeat
a loud steady beat
downbeat
the first beat of a musical measure (as the conductor's arm moves downward)
offbeat, upbeat
an unaccented beat (especially the last beat of a measure)
syncopation
a musical rhythm accenting a normally weak beat
accelerando
a gradually increasing tempo of music
allegretto
a quicker tempo than andante but not as fast as allegro
allegro
a brisk and lively tempo
andante
a moderately slow tempo (a walking pace)
meno mosso
played at reduced speed; less rapid
rubato
a flexible tempo; not strictly on the beat
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time
the continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past

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