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DURATION by Mind Map: DURATION

1. Beat

1.1. Definite/strong

1.2. Indefinite/weak

2. Rhythm

2.1. Note values

2.1.1. Predominantly shortchanged/long

2.2. Rhythm types

2.2.1. regular/irregular (free rhythm)

2.3. Rhythmic devices

2.3.1. Rock beat

2.3.2. accents

2.3.3. augmentation

2.3.4. syncopation

2.3.5. swing rhythm

2.3.6. anticipation

2.3.7. diminution

2.3.8. ostinato

2.3.9. riff

2.3.10. imitation

2.3.11. cross rhythm

2.3.12. polyrhythm

2.3.13. hemiola

2.3.14. repetition

2.4. Rhythmic layers

2.4.1. number of layers

2.4.2. instrument in each layer

3. Tempo

3.1. Constant tempo

3.1.1. Slow

3.1.2. steady

3.1.3. moderate

3.1.4. fast

3.1.5. very fast

3.2. Changes in tempo

3.2.1. Getting faster

3.2.2. getting slower

3.2.3. sudden change in tempo to fast/slow

4. Metre

4.1. Absence of metre

4.2. Existence of metre

4.2.1. quadruple metre (pulse of four)

4.2.1.1. simple 4/4

4.2.1.2. compound 12/8

4.2.2. triple metre (pulse of three)

4.2.2.1. simple 3/4

4.2.2.2. compound 9/8

4.2.3. duple metre (pulse of two)

4.2.3.1. simple 2/4

4.2.3.2. compound 6/8

4.3. Mixed Metre