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  1. In music, back beat (also backbeat) is a term applied both to a specific style of rhythmic accentuation with accent on even beats and those even beats

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 28, 2008
  2. In a simple 4/4 rhythm, counted aloud as "1 2 3 4", this applies to the beats 2 and 4, as opposed to the odd downbeat, beat one, and beat 3, also odd

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 28, 2008
  3. As beat four immediately precedes a new bar in 4/4 rhythm, it is also termed upbeat

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 28, 2008
  4. The up and down refer to movements of the conductor's baton

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  5. Today in popular music drum kits the snare drum is typically used to play a backbeat pattern such as quarter notes on the backbeat or the slightly more interesting

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