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accent

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

1 An emphasis on a particular note, giving a regular or irregular rhythmic pattern. For more detail, see rhythm.

2 The name is also applied to the...

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downbeat

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Downward movement of a cond's. stick or hand, in particular when indicating first beat of the bar. See also up‐beat.

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Schlag

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

1 (Ger.). ‘Stroke’, ‘blow’.

2 ‘Beat’ (in the sense of ‘three beats to the bar’ etc.); see beat (1).

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tactus

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(Lat.).

Term used in 15th and 16th cents. to designate a specified ‘beat’, either a unit of time, or the cond.'s beat. For a considerable period, the tactus was the equivalent of...

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tempo

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

The speed at which a piece or passage of music is played or an utterance or fragment of speech is delivered. [From Italian tempo speed, from Latin tempus time]

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temps

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(Fr.). ‘Time’,

usually in the sense of ‘beat’; temps fort, the first (‘strong’) beat of the bar. See beat (1).

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Zahlzeit

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(Ger.). ‘Beat’

(in the sense of ‘beats in a bar’); see beat, 1.

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