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Common Time and Cut Time

Posted by evo 
Common Time and Cut Time
May 18, 2021 03:06AM

Since Common Time is 4/4 and Cut Time is 2/2: it has for each measure the same amount of sum note durations.
And since the time we specify for each measure is for notational purposes only. What is the purpose of the Common Time vs Cut Time?

Re: Common Time and Cut Time
May 20, 2021 08:53PM
Hi; i dont know what Cut Time is; anyway, there is an issue regarding different time frames: different times frames fit into different melodies: that is, ultimately, different harmonic rhythms (the relation between action vs rest, notably I-V degrees, I-II, etc.) within different compositional (melodic-harmonic, etc.) motives (drives). A rather often example.is that of compasses using 4/3 metrics (4 compasses of 3 times each, like in waltz). Greetings
Re: Common Time and Cut Time
September 01, 2022 12:04PM
The accents. Mathematically is the same, but musically isn't, because in 2/4 you accent different that in 4/4. That's why most marches are writting in 2/4
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