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dotted rhythm Syllabification: dot·ted rhythm

Definition of dotted rhythm in English:


Rhythm in which the beat is unequally subdivided into a long dotted note and a short note.
Example sentences
  • The meter, complexity of rhythms created by dotted rhythms, triplets and irregular accents manifest the spirit of Korean peasant dance and music.
  • In addition to quarters, eighths and sixteenth notes, triplets and dotted rhythms are used tastefully and add variety.
  • Anthems written for the Chapel Royal at this time make much use of jaunty dotted rhythms in triple time, with accompaniments, ritornellos, and overtures for violins.
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