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A standard unit of measurement, such as the price to earnings ratio.
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Manipulation of music's metrical structure proved beneficial for increasing the duration of students' movement as well as decreasing the need for verbal prompts from the teacher.
In (1), we see that the traditional scansion (7) gives the metrical structure [?
In the new study, researchers at Cambridge have shown, using a music task, that this is linked to a broader difficulty in perceiving rhythmic patterns, or metrical structure.
Compared to the E/Z plays, the metrical structure of JerLib presents several obvious anomalies.
These rules are organized around four important groups: grouping structure, metrical structure, time-span reduction, and prolongational reduction.
It has been found, for instance, that for highly complex artistic movements such as the ones involved in dance, beginners perform much better when their movements are guided by a rhythmical sequence of single beats than by a musical phrase having identical metrical structure.
2009), "Differences in Metrical Structure Confound Tempo Judgments", paper presented at the Society for Music Perception and Cognition, August.
Although the primary prosodic cue for declension classes is the metrical structure of the genitive singular forms, classes can also be identified on the basis of relations between p a i r s of forms, particularly forms that show grade alternations.
The article will show how these syllable-related processes determine the metrical structure of Isbukun.
In folk-rock performance, the drum kit provides the most basic link between the two component styles, combining the metrical structure of folk songs with the maintenance of aspects of the rock idiom.
the assignment of metrical structure to a line, must begin with information about what elements of the line are counted for the purposes of meter, for poetic traditions may differ on this point.