chapter  7
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CHANGING TIMES

One of the predominant characteristics of 20th-century music has been the tendency to be unpredictable rather than predictable, one aspect of musical predictability being the establishment of a downbeat at "regular" intervals. A salient feature of modern music/choreography is the fre­ quent changing of time signatures to create uneven phrasing and accent.

7.1 M etric Registration