8 terms

National 4, Scottish

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simple time
The beat divides into groups of 2 (coffee fits).
compound time
The beat divides into groups of 3 (strawberry fits).
strathspey
A Scottish dance with 4 beats in a bar and usually with a Scotch snap.
Scotch snap
A very short accented note before a longer note.
jig
A fast Scottish dance in compound time (strawberry fits).
pentatonic
A five note scale e.g. the black notes on a keyboard.
mouth music
Nonsense words for singing.
Scots ballad
A slow Scottish song which tells a story.