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7/8 Time would be an irregular time signature (5 and 7) 3/4 Is just plain ol' 3/4 ...and 13/16 sounds like something the poster made up. You do get twelve time which is compound quad time but 13 sounds to me like rubbish.


It literally just means create a piece of music where the time signature alternates between 7/8, 3/4, and 13/16 in that order. There's nothing more to it. Here's a 12 bar score template to give you a better idea of what he means: As you can see, there are 4 complete 7/8, 3/4, and 13/16 measures. Most likely you would want them together to make one ...


Hypermeter is meter at a higher level, combining several measures into one unit. The figure below is taken from an academic analysis of Meshuggah's album "Catch 33" - link: The cymbal plays a normal 4/4 beat (plus one 2/4 measure), but the snare drum and the bass drum superimpose an additional rhythm, which is indicated by the blue lines, and which can be ...

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