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Adagio Triple meter: Through the eyes of Christmas

 

Adagio Triple Meter Through the music of Christmas

Exploring the adagio triple meter through Christmas music! It's the perfect season since we've got ample options with fabulous melody lines that many people will recognize.

Adagio 3/4 We Three Kings

Features:

  • Accent on each dancer count
  • Music phrases of 4 dancer counts
  • Beats 2 and 3 of each measure are less significant than the beat 1.

 

Adagio 6/8 It Came Upon a Midnight Clear 

Features:

  • Accent on dancer counts 1, 3, 5, 7
  • Music phrases of 4-8 dancer counts
  • Each beat tends to have equal weight compared to a 3/4

Conclusion

When choosing an adagio triple meter, consider how accented you want your music to be.

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