Musical Dictionary

Musical Dictionary

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Syncopation

Sudden changes in the rhythm of a piece of music, in what notes are accented, and in the value of notes produces syncopation. It often sounds like the music has been cut short and then started again.

Category: Parts of a song or performance




Pronunciation:

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Musical Dictionary

Musical Dictionary

Our Interactive Dictionary of Musical Terms®.

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

Syncopation

Sudden changes in the rhythm of a piece of music, in what notes are accented, and in the value of notes produces syncopation. It often sounds like the music has been cut short and then started again.

Category: Parts of a song or performance




Pronunciation:

Example:

 

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