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The track heaves and stretches, its beat slipping through wild time signatures and then pausing for breath.
Many bands mash up styles of music, types of instrumentation, or time signatures.
Frontman Johnny Rzeznik took a mandolin riff, an odd time signature, equally strange tuning and turned song that doesn’t even include its title in the lyrics -- a Goo Goo Dolls rarity -- into the band’s signature track.
Everything In Its Right Place The opening track to an iconic album, and a great example of how masterfully Radiohead can create songs out of experimental sounds and unusual time signatures.
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TIME SIGNATURE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of time signature for English Language Learners
: a number that is written at the beginning of a piece of music and that shows the number and length of the beats in each measure
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