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  Rhythm - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"Rhythm involves patterns of duration that are phenomenally present in the music" with duration measured by interonset interval (London 2004, p.4).
The study of rhythm, stress, and pitch in speech is called prosody; it is a topic in linguistics.
A rhythm section generally consists of percussion instruments, and possibly chordal instruments (e.g., guitar, banjo) and keyboard instruments, such as piano (which, by the way, may be classified as any of these three types of instruments).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rhythm   (836 words)

  
 Rhythm guitar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The rhythm guitar is the complement to the lead guitar, which plays melody; for example during solos, or "lead breaks", or during short "fills".
A rhythm guitarist supplies the layer of rhythm on top of which the melody is either played using another instrument or sung by a human.
In Rock and Roll, the rhythm guitarist is typically expected to play a simple sequence of chords, called a chord progression, around which the song is constructed.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rhythm_guitar   (414 words)

  
 RHYTHM - LoveToKnow Article on RHYTHM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Rhythm in Verse.Professor Jakob Minor has adduced a figure, valuable in helping us to realize what poetic rhythm is, when he remarks that to strike a bell twelve times, at exactly equal intervals, is to produce what may be called, indeed, a rhythmic effect, but not to awaken anything resembling the sensation of poetical rhythm.
In speaking of rhythm, it is customary to think of the formal rules which govern the fixed cadence of feetin poetry, but there is also a rhythm in prose, which imitates the measured movements of the body in stately speech.
According to Renan, the rhythm of the ancient poetry of the Hebrews is solely founded on this prose movement, which differs, in fact, from that of modern European poetry merely in its undefined and indeterminate character.
2.1911encyclopedia.org /R/RH/RHYTHM.htm   (3273 words)

  
 Musical Terms - Rhythm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Such groups are commonly of two or three units (or their compounds, such as four or six), the arrangement of the pulse into groups is the metre of a composition, and the rate of pulses is its tempo.
Rhythm, as a fundamental element - no music can exist other than in time - has a part to play in many other aspects of music: it is an important element in melody, it affects the progression of harmony, and has a role in such matters as texture, timbre and ornamentation.
It is fundamental to the dance; dance patterns, derived from natural rhythms of bodily motion, have dictated many of the rhythmic patterns that pervade Westem music.
w3.rz-berlin.mpg.de /cmp/g_rhythm.html   (253 words)

  
 Rhythm Info - Encyclopedia WikiWhat.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Rhythm is the measure of movement in time by regular recurring accents.
In music, rhythms are usually arranged with respect to the time signature.
The speed of a rhythm is called tempo.
www.wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/r/rh/rhythm.html   (350 words)

  
 Jas's-- Middle Eastern Rhythms FAQ (for dumbec, doumbec, doumbek, arabic tabla, darabuka, tombak, zarb ...) : Rhythms ...
The rhythm part accents the cycle/measure boundary and follows the melody as the measure is stretched or shortened.
In other areas of Greece these rhythms are used to accompany many songs and line dances and tend to be known as "syrto" (which is the name of a particular line dance, and also is used to describe the style of music).
The flamenco rhythm tradition partially grew upon roots of Arabic tradition and the nuba is still considered primarily "Andalusian" although it is also a part of the traditional classical music of most of north Africa.
www.khafif.com /rhy/rhythm.html   (7911 words)

  
 Poetry Basics: Rhythm
Rhythm is a musical quality produced by the repetition of stressed and unstressed syllables.
Rhythm occurs in all forms of language, both written and spoken, but is particularly important in poetry
The most obvious king of rhythm is the regular repetition of stressed and unstessed syllables found in some poetry.
www.angelfire.com /ct2/evenski/poetry/rhythm.html   (569 words)

  
 Rhythm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Rhythm (1957) was commissioned to Lye by an advertising agency in New York for the Chrysler Corporation.
Rhythm was created by using hundreds of jump cuts synchronized with African drumming.
Rhythm won first prize in 1957 at the New York Art Directors' Festival, but was disqualified because it was never used for broadcast as Chrysler rejected it.
people.wcsu.edu /mccarneyh/fva/L/rhythm.html   (625 words)

  
 Rhythm & Brass
[Rhythm and Brass]...has a lot of the intelligent spunk that used to be associated with the best New York jazz of the 1970's and 80's: a brash way of working fast and loose on music with high conceptual content, of being startling without striking a note of pretension.
Rhythm and Brass...astounded the assembled throngs...this concert featured playing of the kind of musical integrity and imagination that is invariably a pleasure to hear.
Rhythm and Brass has lived up to the ideal of a musical presentation that is not bound by time, geography or culture.
www.baylinartists.com /rhythm.htm   (2643 words)

  
 RHYTHM: The Drum Club.
Rhythm is a bar, lounge, and live music club focused on percussion.
Rhythm is best known for our unique "Drum Nights".
Rhythm also offers a full selection of standard and top-shelf liquor -- all at reasonable prices -- plus a tempting menu of martinis and specialty drinks.
www.drumallnight.com /about.php   (218 words)

  
 Rhythm and Pitch         Notation     Meter
The actual rhythm that one hears is usually referred to as the "surface rhythm." For example, when someone says that they like the "beat" of a pop song, they mean they enjoy the surface rhythm, which may simply be a rhythmic pattern on the drums.
The common practice in deciding the note values of the tuplet is to squeeze the notes into the usual value (like 3 eighths playing in the time of 2 eighths) instead of expanding the notes (like three sixteenths in the time of four sixteenths).
These two tuplets would produce the same rhythm, that is a division of a quarter note into three equal parts, but the common practice is the three eighths.
www.musictheoryresources.com /members/FA_rhythm.htm   (1046 words)

  
 Dimesions of film sound
Rhythm is on of the most complex features of sound.
Rhythm involves a beat or pulse a pace or tempo and a pattern of accents or stronger or weaker beats.
Rhythm is most recognizable in film music, since the beat, tempo, and accent are basic compositional features.
www.filmsound.org /filmart/bordwell2.htm   (801 words)

  
 Rhythm Method
The rhythm or calendar method is one of the 'biological' forms of birth control.
The rhythm method requires specific personal instruction and diligent study which are beyond the scope of this guide.
The rhythm method is by no means a flawless method of birth control.
www.sexhealth.org /birthcontrol/rhythm.shtml   (415 words)

  
 Rhythm Sticks
Rhythm sticks teach kids artistic perception of rhythm in music and how to move their bodies and tap their sticks to the rhythm of a particular song.
Given two rhythm sticks and appropriate music, the student will be able to demonstrate artistic perception by listening, dancing and tapping their sticks together in rhythm with the music.
The student shall be introduced to the historical and cultural context of rhythm sticks and be shown how these instruments continue to be heard in some of today's contemporary music.
www.drwoolard.com /activities/rhythm_sticks.htm   (1215 words)

  
 Total Rhythm™ Fitness Program
The Total Rhythm fitness program uses tall, standing drums, combinations of dance and fitness moves, stretching, chanting and clapping all designed to deliver one thing: A dynamic body and soul workout which reconnects students with their natural rhythm.
Rhythm is the oldest and most natural means to enhance physical performance.
Total Rhythm classes compliment all other fitness routines: lifting, cycling, swimming, yoga, aerobics...all of which are based, implicitly, on rhythm.
www.totalrhythm.com /program.html   (515 words)

  
 Rhythm Method
Of course, this is an average figure, and the chance of getting pregnant depends on whether a couple uses one or more of the rhythm method tools correctly and consistently and that they do not have unprotected sex during the fertile period.
In the case of the rhythm method, it depends on how consistent a woman's ovulatory cycle is and how accurate a couple is at keeping track of when she could be ovulating.
The rhythm method requires a commitment to monitoring body changes, keeping daily records, and above all not having sex during the fertile period.
kidshealth.org /teen/sexual_health/contraception/contraception_rhythm.html   (557 words)

  
 CLASSICAL MUSIC ARCHIVES: Definition of RHYTHM
Metrical rhythms predominated at the start of the century, but the different uses possible are illustrated by the contrast between Schoenberg's works c.
Non-metrical rhythm can be discerned in Wagner and its possibilities were outlined by Busoni, who wrote of the tense silence between movts.
Messiaen in the late 1930s developed ‘ametrical’ rhythm and described in a treatise (1944) that the techniques he used were ‘augmented or diminished rhythms’, ‘retrograde’ rhythms, and ‘polyrhythm’;.
www.classicalarchives.com /dict/rhythm.html   (560 words)

  
 Rhythm Masters   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
It is my belief that by the end of beginning instrumental students' 8th grade year, he or she should be able to read rhythms at a Grade V or VI level.
I have seen results with the "Rhythm Masters" system, where students have come very close to achieving this level of success.
If you use an individual assessment approach to evaluate your students, "Rhythm Masters" may have some valuable teaching tools that will aid you from both an instructional and evaluation standpoint.
www.rhythmmasters.org   (440 words)

  
 Rhythm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This rhythm in the music is measure 13 with the pick-ups.
The trumpets state this rhythm, and the trombones echo it.
The third rhythm in example 3 is taken from “Battle Hymn of the Republic.” This rhythm not only uses the dotted quarter note, but a dotted eighth note followed by a sixteenth note rhythm as well.
web.bsu.edu /ksbriel/portfolio/usrhythm.html   (298 words)

  
 Sanford & A Lifetime of Color: Study Art   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Rhythm is one of the principles of art.
Visual rhythm makes you think of the rhythms you hear in music or dance.
Artists create visual rhythm by repeating art elements and creating patterns.
www.sanford-artedventures.com /study/g_rhythm.html   (57 words)

  
 Jazz Arranging Tutorial: Rhythm Section
In writing rhythm parts "simple is best" is a good general rule.
The basic rhythm section consists of piano, bass, and drums.
Especially in shout sections when the horns are providing the main harmonic support, and the harmonic rhythm (pace at which chords change) is very fast.
webpages.charter.net /dbristol4/tutorial/rangerhm.htm   (904 words)

  
 Technorati Tag: rhythm
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 FindArticles search for "rhythm"
Rhythm: One on One, Dalcroze Activities in the Private Music Lesson, by Julia Schnebly-Black and Stephen Moore.
Hunter S. Thompson had some real talent--his prose kept a loose-jointed rhythm long after sense and humor had flown--but never was a writer, not even...
A fourth grade rhythm class in the grade school of the Heart Mountain...
www.findarticles.com /p/search?qt=rhythm&tb=art&qf=free   (521 words)

  
 PBS - JAZZ A Film By Ken Burns: Jazz Lounge - Rhythm
How the notes occur in time defines what the rhythm is. If you take a favorite melody, and drum it out with your hands, what you are hearing is the rhythm.
These rhythms are grouped into recurring patterns that determine what the meter of the piece is. Every piece of music has a rhythm — a measured pattern of strong and weak accents, or beats.
4/4 rhythm has four beats per bar, and is also known as common time.
www.pbs.org /jazz/lounge/101_rhythm.htm   (162 words)

  
 RHYTHM Project Home
The use and full exploitation of video-based information calls for suitable modifications or even complete re-design of available loop-based surveillance or control algorithms along with field application, demonstration, and comparative evaluation.
The innovation of RHYTHM lies exactly in this design and field evaluation of algorithms while comparing results of both detection technologies.
RHYTHM focuses on 4 tasks (2 categories) in the domain of traffic management:
www.ist-rhythm.com   (126 words)

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