Accent Terms

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Tonic accent
Accent by rise of pitch, rather than by stress
Dynamic accent
Accent by stress or reinforcemnt
Natural accent
Accent on the downbeat
Secondary accent
Accent on a beat other than the downbeat, e.g., beat three in common time
Irregular accent
Accent on a normally unaccented beat
Agogic accent
Accent by longer duration of a note
Sforzando/Forzando
Accent by forcing/ pressure
Rinforzando
Accent by strengthening