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Regular, recurrent pulsation that divides music into equal unites of time
Beat
Organization of beats into regular groups
Meter
Stressing of a note (think e`)
Accent
A unit or grouping of fixed number of beats
Measure
A meter in which the main beats are not subdivided (2/4, 3/4, 4/4)
Simple Meter
A meter consisting of one accented beat alternating with one unaccented beat: one two one two
Duple meter
A meter consisiting of one accented beat alternating with two unaccented beats: one two three one two three
Triple meter
A meter in which the main beats are subdivided into three, 6/8: one two three four five six
Compound meter
Accenting a weak beat
Syncopation
Speed of tbhe beat, basic pace of music
Tempo
Smooth, connect style of articulation
Legato
A short, detached style of articulation
Staccato
In music notation, the group of 5 horizontal lines on which music is written
Staff
Short lines above and below staff that allow pitches that go higher or lower
Ledger lines
A sign indicating that a sharp or flat preciously attached to a note is to be remove
Naturals
Sharps or flats placed at the beginning of the staffs to indicate the key
Key signatures
The full musical notation for a piece involving several or many performers
Scores