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Music a time signature indicating four crotchet beats to the bar; four-four time.
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The most common time to arrive at A&E for adults aged 18 to 74 is midday, while most common day is Monday.
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In our country, phishing through phone calls and messages is considered a common time pass activity.
This image, reproduced toward the end of ROBERT RAUSCHENBERG (Museum of Modern Art/Tate Publishing, $75), the volume accompanying recent retrospectives at Tate Modern and the Museum of Modern Art, has many of the same protagonists as MERCE CUNNINGHAM: COMMON TIME (Walker Art Center, $75), which documents this spring's celebration of the dancer at the Walker Art Center.
Most common time signatures like 4/4 or 3/4 are easier to feel the regular strong beats than a complex time signature, 5/4.
The window of time selected was based on the longest common time frame for these indexes, and includes multiple market cycles.
The School of Human Services and Social Work at Griffith University (Brisbane, Australia) developed the Common Time program in 2002 for its first year undergraduate students to increase student success in academic learning and to facilitate student engagement with staff and fellow students.
"Sounddance" and other notable performances will be presented in "Merce Cunningham: Common Time," a retrospective opening this month at both the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis and Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art (through July 30 and April 30, respectively).
Though set here in common time, the piece works well in cut time, especially since there is no tempo marking indicated, and a group may choose to interpret it that way, or in a "fast four." The engraving is clear and easy to read, with good spacing between measures and lines on the page.
the most common time for a relationship to break up is the three-to-five month mark.
Merce Cunningham: Common Time will open at Minneapolis' Walker Art Center, Feb.
A common time base can be assigned multiple input series, and the results can be plotted individually in separate windows or combined into a single stripchart display.