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The space that music appears to carve out for itself.
"felt" time
The "Waltz King" composer.
Johann Strauss
A dance music created by Texas-Mexicans.
Conjunto
In normal time, or a return to the preceding rate of speed.
A tempo
A popular musical style mixing African and Caribbean rhythms created by Jamaican musicians.
Reggae
A Russian-born composer who lived in the United States and wrote ballets.
Igor Stravinsky
A dance in triple meter.
Waltz
Spontaneous muscial invention.
Improvisation
Groups or Sets of beats.
Measures
A rather slow and charming old French dance in triple meter.
Minuet
A style of classical dance that emerged in France during the sixteenth century.
Ballet
An American composer who developed his conducting career.
Leonard Bernstein
Gradually growing faster.
Accelerando
A set of instrumental pieces each in the character of a dance.
Suite
The emphasis placed on a beat.
accent
A Latin-American dance performed at a moderately slow walklike tempo in 4/4 meter.
Tango
The pace with which the music moves.
Tempo
Number of Indian tribes in North America.
More than 300.
Gradually growing slower.
Ritardando
American Ragtime Composer of "The Entertainer" (1868-1917).
Scott Joplin
The way music paces itself and moves through time.
Rhythm
The aural aspect of music in which a certain number of beats are grouped together.
Meter
An Afro-Brazilian dance that is faster and jazzier than the tango.
Samba
Deliberate shifts of the accent so that it conflicts with the steady beat and tries to upset the steady pulse.
Syncopation
A fixed number of beats in a series that repeats itself over and over.
Rhythm Cycle
Another name for the Lakota tribe.
Sioux
A dance form that first appeared in the nineteenth century and became popular during the first decades of the twentieth century.
Ragtime

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