What is another word for common time?

Pronunciation: [kˈɒmən tˈa͡ɪm] (IPA)

Common time, also known as "4/4 time," is a widely used time signature in music that contains four beats in each measure. However, there are several synonyms for this term, including "simple time" and "quadruple meter." Simple time refers to time signatures in which the beat is divisible by two, while quadruple meter refers to time signatures with four beats per measure. Other synonyms for common time include "regular time" and "plain time." While all these terms refer to the same time signature, each offers a slightly different perspective on how it can be understood and used in musical compositions.

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What are the hypernyms for Common time?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Famous quotes with Common time

  • It is much the best way... to lay the emphasis on the first part of the bar in triple time, and on the first and third parts of the bar in common time.
    William Billings

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